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25. Bernie Sanders' Interpretation of "Socialism"

When Bernie Sanders calls himself a “Socialist”, his various statements on
the matter indicate the following interpretation.

Government should promote “social” programs that lead to a fair distribution… 140 more words

Politics

Ever widening income disparity between rich Malaysians and the rest, says economist

The income gap between top earning Malaysian individuals and everyone else is widening, an economist with a local think tank said, even though income disparity between households has gone down. 546 more words

Public Interest

December 4, 2014: Income disparity in Belmont

December 4, 2014: Belmont Citizen-Herald

Belmont has a large and growing disparity between those at the top and those at the bottom of the income ladder.  574 more words

Belmont

Wage Fairness and Consumer Purchasing Power

People want wage fairness.

This study shows that people seek to buy a product made by a company that has a smaller ratio of CEO wage to average wage; they will even choose that companies product over a less expensive one made by a company with a high wage ratio and they are confident in the quality of the product the low wage ratio company makes. 57 more words

Caribbean

Reaganomics

(Not sure who Michael was here, and I believe Forbes is Steve Forbes, but this is a nice summation from a few years ago of my views on Reaganomics….) 899 more words

Think Pieces

Deadly Meaning

From Herbert’s Dune Trilogy, among the most disturbing images is that of a Fremen Mujaheddin crashing his flitter into an Imperial troop transport. The observer recognizes it as the completely rational act of a warrior in the service of a greater purpose. 571 more words

Society

Top CEOs make more than 300 times the average worker

In between 1978 and 2014, inflation-adjusted CEO pay increased by almost 1,000%, according to a report released on Sunday by the Economic Policy Institute. Meanwhile, typical workers in the U.S. 748 more words

Finance