To investigate the disconcerting acuity of Branko Milanovic’s insight (this blog’s previous post), Analysis re-imagined a news story that appeared in the online In Plain Sight, Poverty In America by NBC news senior staff writer Tony Dokoupil (12-3-13); “re-imagined” because the report’s writing creates an imaginary of its own, despite any objective pretensions. 305 more words
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Analysis was greatly surprised today to learn that what it had suggested in the October 24, 2013 post (Income Disparity Part Two Or What Is Wrong With This Picture?) is already in progress within another central Ohio community (in a different form but the same perspective). 790 more words
PBS News hour clip
Interesting study on the psychology of having money; the inequality we see today; the difference between have and have-nots and the degree to which they’re willing to bend the rules to their favor.