Posts Tagged "economy"
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    Apr 22, 2014 1:15 pm
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    Apr 19, 2014 4:30 pm

    Don’t Look Now, But Our Country Is In A Place It Hasn’t Been For Well Over 100 Years

    A few definitions to tee this up:

    Oligarchy: A society where power is in the hands of very few people, usually determined by wealth, corporate and family ties, and the military.

    The Gilded Age: From the 1870s to the early 1900s, our country was run by very few people (think John D. Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Andrew W. Mellon, Andrew Carnegie) but also marked by extreme poverty. The term was coined by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner to mean “an era of serious social problems disguised by thin gold gilding.”

    So … are we there yet?!

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    Apr 17, 2014 7:45 pm

    When People Say, ‘If You Don’t Like It Here, Go To Another Country,’ I’d Love To Offer This One

    Watch Iceland’s president explain just how they got their country down to 2% unemployment and kick-started their economy.

    The first step? Let private banks fail. Hmmm…

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    Feb 04, 2014 9:50 pm
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    Feb 04, 2014 7:28 pm

    When ‘They’ Say Cutting Taxes On The Rich Means Job Creation, They’re Lying. Just Ask This Rich Guy.

    Meet Nick Hanauer. He’s a very wealthy man, his family owns a lot of things, and he’s invested in some big companies that started out small (ahem … Amazon…). He’s got a few things to say about who the job creators really are in our country, and it goes totally against the standard trope you usually hear from politicians and talking heads. Delightfully so.

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    Jan 24, 2014 7:27 pm

    There Are Some Towns That Are So Close To Disappearing From Our Landscape. Here’s One.

    A third of all U.S. counties are losing people faster than gaining them. What will happen to them?

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    Jan 11, 2014 11:51 am

    I'm Starting To Think About My Tax Return, And This Guy Makes A Ton Of Sense

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    Oct 23, 2013 6:17 pm
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    Oct 17, 2013 5:05 pm

    Our Economy Is A Game —€” And Here's How We've Been Playing By The Wrong Set Of Instructions

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    Oct 07, 2013 8:50 pm

    Step 1: Get Job. Step 2: Work Hard. Step 3: Receive Paycheck So Tiny Colbert Makes Fun Of It.

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