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A Little Redistribution?

A Little Redistribution?

by Bill Lockwood

John M. Crisp of Del Mar College of Corpus Christi treats us to a spate of specious arguments that supposedly spell out the benefit, yea, necessity, of a wee bit of socialism and redistribution of wealth. 986 more words

Communism

Rich man: “What inequality?”

According to a CNBC summary  of a study published in the Journal Psychological Science …

The richer you are, the more likely you are to think that others are wealthy, too.  299 more words

Wealth & Riches

How do self-made billionaires self-make their billions?

Previously, we posted that there are about 1,800 billionaires in the world and that about 2/3s of them are self-made … not just born lucky. 513 more words

Wealth & Riches

How many billionaires are there? How many are self-made?

With all of the vitriol now being cast at rich people, and with all of the broad-brush policy proposals to redistribute their wealth … you’re probably guessing a pretty big number, right? 247 more words

Wealth & Riches

Pope wraps Ecuador leg of South America trip after calling for new ecological, economic order

Fox News

QUITO, Ecuador –  Pope Francis wraps up the first leg of a three-nation South American pilgrimage Wednesday after issuing an impassioned call for a new economic and ecological world order where the goods of the Earth are shared by everyone, not just exploited by the rich. 104 more words

News

The Real Problem with Inequality

Lots of people who talk about economic inequality will often list reasons why inequality is bad. Inequality causes crime. Inequality causes bad health outcomes. Inequality could lead to a revolution. 387 more words

Politics