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Oxfam's wrong-headedness

Charities like Oxfam who want to play their part in ending poverty, but who are ignorant of simple economic truths and who don’t understand what the solution to poverty is, do more harm than good when they make alarmist observations about the current global distribution of wealth. 885 more words

Society

Every American Should Read This Book

Saving Capitalism

Robert B. Reich

In this readable and fascinating book, Robert Reich shows us the result of some crucial changes that occurred in the 1980s and how they’ve affected our entire country, resulting in a tangled nest of problems for everyone but the richest people. 640 more words

Writing

Dramatic Increase in Homeless on Streets of NYC (PBS MetroFocus Video PLUS)

Everyday, during my commute from my home in Queens to my workplace in the Bronx, I am awed by the numerous apartment buildings being constructed in Long Island City, Harlem and the South Bronx for “high end” renters. 333 more words

Politics

The 99% gets ignored as always, Buzzfeed edition

Countless articles like this one in Buzzfeed constantly badger and shame Europe and/or America, to try and force them to accept unlimited immigrants. And I regret to say that it is really starting to bother me. 380 more words