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CONTAGION—How America fell in love with a 685-page economics treatise

His recent U.S. tour drew standing-room-only crowds. Producers scrambled to book him on primetime. Internet songstresses wrote ballads about him. And countless blogs mentioned his jauntily unbuttoned shirts. 1,520 more words


An easier solution to wealth inequality?

You’ve heard it before: America is becoming gradually more and more unequal. The top 5% of the nation’s earners control half of its wealth, and the top 20% bring in 86% of capital income, including interest and stock market gains. 799 more words


Study Finds 25% Of Troops Use Food Banks

Study Finds 25% Of Troops Use Food Banks | Wealthy Debates.com.


Amy Bushatz

Aug 21, 2014


A new study suggests that 25 percent of troops in active duty, Guard and the Reserve use food banks to provide groceries and meals for themselves or their families. 155 more words


Making Things in America Again

Good news on Wall Street does not equal good news on Main Street.  America is recovering from the recession, but not the middle class America.  There’s an old saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”  … 1,216 more words

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U.S. Banking Industry Profits Racing to Near-Record Levels

Typical: Americans are joining food banks in record numbers, almost two million homeless people on the streets, yet the bankers thrive. It’s all good. All is well. 117 more words


Undervalued Riches of Top 1 Percent Point to Greater Global Inequality

via Undervalued Riches of Top 1 Percent Point to Greater Global Inequality.

Thursday, 07 Aug 2014

The 1 percent is literally rich beyond measure, depriving nations of billions in tax revenue and obscuring shifts in global inequality.

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