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Declining Wages Are Killing the American Dream - By Mortimer B. Zuckerman Oct. 2014

Americans want halfway decent pay for halfway decent work.

Where have all the flowers gone? American families hoped to emerge a long time ago from the bleakness of the Great Recession that began in 2008. 637 more words

Really???

The purse of the one percent - by J.M.F. and A.C.M The Economist Oct 14th 2014, 15:55

Who controls the world’s wealth

GLOBAL wealth has increased from $117 trillion in 2000 to $262 trillion this year. That comes to $56,000 for each adult on earth. 139 more words

Money

Monday Miscellaneous

Arizona Republican Advocates Stoning Children.

“The maintenance of civil order in society rests on the foundation of family discipline. Therefore, a child who disrespects his parents must be permanently removed from society in a way that gives an example to all other children of the importance of respect for parents.

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The Masque of the Red Death

Anyone wishing to understand the cost of “advanced” societies’ reluctance to act swiftly in the present Ebola epidemic should read Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Masque of the Red Death.” It only takes five minutes.

American Life

Smart Chart: It’s Never Been a Better Time to Be Rich

Moyers & Company

This post first appeared at Mother Jones.

We’ll be posting a new chart on the current state of income inequality every day for the next couple of weeks.  120 more words

Income Inequality