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Organized Greed

BPR Quote of the Day: “In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.” Matt Taibbi Advertisements

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The Unspoken Reason For the Rise and Fall 0f America

A BPR Special Report By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report “At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas of which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly … Continue reading

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Ted Kennedy Asks GOP: “When Does the Greed Stop!”

A furious Senator Ted Kennedy goes on the floor of the Senate in January 2007 to berate Republicans for filibustering a vote on raising the minimum wage (unchanged for ten years) from $5.15 to $7.25 per hour.

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BPR Quote of the Day: America, A Love Story

“I know of no other country where love of money has such a grip on men’s hearts or where stronger scorn is expressed for the theory of permanent equality of property.” Alexis de Tocqueville from Democracy in America, (1835)

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