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Brief Thoughts

At the risk of breaking a promise to myself that I would distance my writings from what Horace (via Dryden) mockingly referred to as the “giddy turns of state” I am nonetheless compelled to post a few thoughts I have long desired to express yet have not had the time of late to do so in greater detail. 2,372 more words

Incomes Are Down, Down, Down and Down Some More, Unless You Are Rich and Politically Powerful

Here are some heartening numbers:

From the Great Depression until 1980, during every recession employers shed jobs, but the economy quickly regained the lost jobs and then added more, and with rising real wages for the bottom 99 percent. 430 more words