Opinion

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"The Sprit Level" and the dynamics between economic and social conditions

A study of dozens of surveys regarding wealth and, the things we associate with the quality of life, seems to come to the surprising conclusion.

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Obama in Osawatomie

The President's speech in Osawatomie was the true "pivot" towards jobs and away from the austerity debates of last summer for which workers, occupy protesters and tens of millions more have been waiting.

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No cheering for fiscal treaty in the streets of Europe

Cutbacks and layoffs have touched off huge street protests, general strikes, and the collapse of governments. 

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CEO thievery indicates need for new system

Mitt Romney said that his business experience would make him a good steward of the economy - maybe I'm missing something.

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“Intern Nation” reality is corporate dream

Just when you thought the absurdities of capitalism couldn't be more insulting and degrading, the bosses have come up with yet another offense.

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Putting the Occupy movement in historical perspective

 

Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.

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Wall Street wants to “occupy” Detroit’s finances

Given the revenue streams that go straight to Wall Street from Detroit, it is not far off to characterize any emergency financial manager as a Wall Street financial dictator.

Occupy Dallas evicted and arrested, not beaten

On Nov. 19 Occupy Dallas held its first widely-publicized march since the group was evicted from its encampment Nov. 8.

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MF Global meltdown shows U.S. vulnerable to Eurozone crisis

The collapse and bankruptcy of MF Global, led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, demonstrates the vulnerability of the U.S. financial system and economic recovery to the Euro crisis.

Poverty is up and guess what? Corporate taxes are down

As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.

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