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If Only Women Were In Charge

Before my retirement I worked in the high-tech industry of Silicon Valley.  It was my observation that most successful professional women I’ve known were more assertive and goal oriented, characteristics largely attributed to men.  1,098 more words

Social Issues

Time to Talk Taboo Topics

This article will almost definitely make you uncomfortable.
I am sorry for that, but the truth is that the issue I am about to address is an issue that affects every single person on this earth – and you, dear reader, are no exception. 368 more words

Proporsal: Forth Essay

In my final essay, I am going to compare the film Metropolis by Fritz Lang and The book,The Artificial Silk Girl by Irmgard Keun. In Comparison of both stories is German culture and Germany’s industry in that time period. 215 more words

The Old Road

Many people have been discussing Thomas Piketty’s book Capital In The 21st Century lately. As they should. It is a very important contribution to the fight against economic inequality. 431 more words


Paul Krugman: Poster Boy for Income Inequality

You cannot make this up:

In late February, the City University of New York announced that it had tapped Princeton economist and New York Times 

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Does Globalization Increase Inequality?

Desequilibrio (Imbalance) by Sebastián Picker

© Farok J. Contractor, 2014

The growing attention paid to “inequality”

When Barack Obama met Pope Francis, much of the conversation was about the dangers of growing inequality between the global rich and poor. 1,511 more words


Poem a day challenge #322 (The Gap)

The Gap

By Scott Bailey © 2014

Two esteemed academics
In high-definition
In a stately home
Discussing Disraeli

In another land
Another world
A young girl awakes…

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