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Lloyd Blankfein is very concerned about income inequality. With his face reflecting both worry and perplexity, he recently called inequality "very destabilizing."
Lloyd's concern doesn’t come from the perspective of one... [read more]
Let's check our weaponry: 93,000 machine guns, 533 planes and helicopters, 180,000 magazine cartridges, and 432 mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles. Okay, let's roll!
Only, this is not the US military. It's... [read more]
Believe it or not, one public official has actually stood up to the finagling banksters of Wall Street.
Three years ago, Jed Rakoff, the US District Judge in Manhattan, stunned Citigroup... [read more]
Have you noticed that The Powers That Be employ an entirely different standard for measuring the health of America's job market than they use for the stock market?
They're currently... [read more]
Oklahomans have been socked with a surprise from their own, supposedly "conservative" state officials.
It seems that thousands of Sooners have been putting solar panels on their homes to save... [read more]
Excellent news, people. Let me put it to you as a number: 8.7 million.
That's how many new jobs the American economy has generated since the "Great Recession" officially ended in... [read more]
Whoa, that was close! The National Rifle Association came dangerously close to shooting itself in the foot recently with a common sense editorial it posted online.
The group of rootin'-tootin', bullet-spittin',... [read more]
If you're an upper-class, über-rich Brit, the price of being blessed with such wealth and social standing is that you're expected to be at least slightly amusing to the general public, offering some combination of... [read more]
When corporate lobbyists and the congress critters they control attack efforts to raise the minimum wage to at least a bare level of human decency, they always try to cast the issue as an intolerable... [read more]
In my unstinting effort to keep you up-to-the-moment in the digital world of "what's happening next?", allow me to introduce you to two terms you might not have encountered in your own busy world.
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