Posts Tagged "economy"
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    May 25, 2014 11:37 am

    Some Animated GIFs And Fun-Filled Graphs To Show Why Our Education System Is Dooooomed

    Some teachers took a survey, and here are a few of the results.

    Next time you see a teacher, thank them. Please? And yes, paying taxes to support schools is the right thing to do.

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    May 05, 2014 2:53 pm

    How 37 Banks Became 4 In Just A Few Decades, All In One Astonishing Chart

    If you were wondering how banks got “too big to fail,” here’s a good start. This chart shows us how, over the last few decades, four banks have been gobbling up their competitors to become mega-banks that, thus far, are immune to the consequences of making terrible decisions that place the entire economy in jeopardy. See more here.

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    May 05, 2014 11:37 am
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    May 03, 2014 7:45 pm
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    Apr 29, 2014 4:30 pm
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    Apr 28, 2014 11:38 am
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    Apr 27, 2014 1:15 pm
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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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