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The Age of Neo-feudalism

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Scotch on the rocks

September 18, 2014  A majority of voters — 55% to 45% — rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away from the United Kingdom and becoming an independent nation. A very close vote for a developed country and a 300 year … Continue reading

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U.S.: The Land of Dollar Tree and Saks

What makes a nation third world? Despite ever evolving definitions, the concept of the third world serves to identify countries that suffer from high infant mortality, low economic development, high levels of poverty, low utilization of natural resources, and heavy … Continue reading

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400 Americans have more wealth than half of all Americans combined

The Truth-O-Meter Says: “True” The combined net worth of the 2012 class of the 400 richest Americans is $1.7 trillion, up from $1.5 trillion a year ago. The average net worth of a Forbes 400 member is a staggering $4.2 … Continue reading

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Wealth inequality in America

Wasn’t that a nice video. Next……

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Americans Underestimate U.S. Wealth Inequality

                            That’s not fair! The former “middle class” is still there in blue. That’s the 42% Romney spoke about that are draining the system!  Isn’t ignorance great! … Continue reading

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