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Widening Inequality

April 24, 2015

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Income and wealth inequality have been major topics debated recently, and I wanted to provide a cursory look at how the inequality has widened over the past four decades. From WWII until the mid-late 1970’s the U.S. experienced the rise of the welfare state, an expansion of labor unions and a decline of inequality, known […]

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

April 14, 2015

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That politician has a nice smile, and an easy-going nature. I bet they are moderate – just like me. We could have a light-hearted chat about a water-cooler topic and then grab a beer to discuss our favorite sports team. They can’t support extreme policies… just listen to their mellifluous voice and personable demeanor. This […]