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Goldman Sachs’ Merry-Go-Round of Metal

Goldman Sachs’ Merry-Go-Round of Metal We are living in a golden age of market manipulation. Never have so few been able to control so much in such an opaque system.

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Does the White Working Class Hate Welfare for the Poor?

Does the White Working Class Hate Welfare for the Poor? in the $30k-$75k range, you have 57% of GOP voters (non-voters are generally more progressive still) who think the government’s support for poor people is the right amount or not enough. There is a gap between what GOP voters want, and what they vote for.

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White High School Dropouts Have More Wealth Than Black And Hispanic College Graduates | Demos

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Two Theories of Poverty

Two Theories of Poverty Poverty replicates itself in very predictable structural ways. Not a perfect article but worth a read. I’ve never seen any reason to support the pull-your-pants up view of poverty being a defect in individuals. If it were true the great depression would have been the great slack where a fifth of […]

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Politics by Subpoena: How Darrell Issa Abuses His Power, and Why

Politics by Subpoena: How Darrell Issa Abuses His Power, and Why Issa has been engaged in nonstop investigations since taking power after the 2010 election, drilling into everything from the Fast and Furious operation to Benghazi to Solyndra to Freddie and Fannie to the alleged politicization of the IRS to the botched rollout of Healthcare.gov. […]