wealth distribution

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Feb 27, 2014
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Wealth inequality: Going from bad to (net) worth

David Macdonald
If income inequality -- where the top 20 per cent of families get 43 per cent of the income -- is concerning, then wealth inequality should be downright shocking.
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Feb 24, 2014

Why the minimum wage debate isn't going to go away

Armine Yalnizyan
There is a good reason why the minimum wage has fired up so much debate lately. It has to do with how a "trickle-away" recovery has dogged so many advanced economies since the 2008 global crisis hit.
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Jan 16, 2014
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Class warfare: The U.S. economy

Robert Chernomas
Repeating over and over again the idea that taxing the rich, government social programs and regulation are the cause of unemployment, low wages, debt and lack of innovation doesn't make it true.
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Jan 9, 2014
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Class warfare: An economic primer

Robert Chernomas
It is not really about budget deficits or government debt; it is about cutting workers' wages, taxes, social programs and environmental regulations.

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