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Oligarchy, American Style

By Paul Krugman    November 3, 2011 Inequality is back in the news, largely thanks to Occupy Wall Street, but with an assist from the Congressional Budget Office. And you know what that means: It’s time to roll out the … Continue reading

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Bill Maher: Casey Anthony and Republican Voters (Video)

Biting commentary by Bill Maher equating inability of jurors to find Casey Anthony guilty to the stupidity of working class Americans voting Republican . Starts after 2:30 mark of his New Rules, Episode 219 (July 8). Bill Maher: New Rules … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: Invest in America (Video)

Robert Reich brilliantly sums up the problem and the solution to our economic troubles in 2 minutes 40 seconds. Robert Reich video

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BPR Quote of the Day

“Why has the response to rising inequality been a drive to reduce taxes on the rich?” Paul Krugman —NY Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning Economist  

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