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A rising tide lifts only yachts?

Letting wealth concentrate "at the very top," President Obama said, has been both "morally wrong" and "bad economics."


Wealth returns to the 1 percent

The U.S. as a whole has regained all the household wealth it lost to the recession but it's the rich that have scooped all the cash.


Texas pols get kickbacks from corporate welfare

In Texas, corporations get big gobs of tax money from state funds that are largely controlled by Governor Rick Perry and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.