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Edging Toward Poverty: Income Gains Going Straight to the Top

Berkeley economist Emmanuel Saez found: In 2010 — the first full year since the end of the Great Recession — virtually all of the income growth in America took place among the country’s very

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Disturbing Figures About California’s Wealth Gap

ADAM MICHAEL LUEBKE Los Angeles Credit: David Shankbone In an LA Times Op-Ed, Alissa Anderson and Jean Ross make us cringe: Over the last two decades, the average income of the

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Slaves Indebted to the One Percent?

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd David Graeber explains: Since antiquity the worst-case scenario that everyone felt would lead to total social breakdown was a major debt crisis; ordinary people would become so

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Goldman Sachs CEO Does the Math, Realizes He Really Is An Asshole

DEAR DIRTY NEWSWIREIn an open letter to the world, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says he read the complaints about him, did the math, and was surprised to find that

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