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Taxing the Rich Healthy For the Economy

Why a Fair Economy is Not Incompatible with Growth but Essential to It by Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ April 15, 2012 One of the most pernicious falsehoods you’ll hear during the next seven months of political campaigning is there’s a necessary … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is So Unpredictable: Who Could Have Known…?

by Arlen Grossman “Too Big to Fail” Wall Street firms caused a worldwide financial crash, the government bailed them out and didn’t break them up, and yet these  companies continue risky investments and reward their executives with outrageously large salaries … Continue reading

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THE WAR BETWEEN THE CLASSES: America’s Second Civil War

“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class that’s making war, and we’re winning.”   — Warren Buffett It’s hard to pinpoint when the first shot in America’s Second Civil War was fired. People willing to go … Continue reading

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