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Two turtle doves, $45B & a partridge in a pear tree

In radical philanthropy news, Mark Zuckerberg aka the dude from the Social Network movie & y’know the one who founded Facebook in real life has agreed to gradually give away 99% of Facebook shares to charity. 22 more words


Headline of the day: A reasonable contention

From the Independent:

‘Inequality’ is behind the rise of Isis, says author Thomas Piketty

Piketty writes that the Middle East’s political and social system has been made fragile by the high concentration of oil wealth into a few countries


Kansas still doesn't know how much money tax amnesty raised

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas officials still don’t know whether a six-week tax amnesty program raised the $30 million that legislators anticipated.

Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said Tuesday that the agency is still processing paper amnesty applications. 105 more words


Economy Update From NPR: New York Banks On A Solar Factory To Ignite Buffalo's Economy

New York Banks On A Solar Factory To Ignite Buffalo’s Economy
Half of the $1 billion in tax credits and other economic incentives that Buffalo is getting from the state is going to build a solar panel factory. 14 more words

Kansas beats November revenue estimates

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas is reporting that it collected nearly $8 million more in taxes than anticipated in November, with both income and sales taxes exceeding expectations. 118 more words


Black Friday

My last post talked about how a business camp shifted my attitude towards corporations. I actually acted on my new perspective and began working as a seasonal part-time retail associate in the Mall of America. 300 more words