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62 People Own Half the Wealth of the World

In a global economy where money isn’t infinite and 62 people own half the wealth of the world, debt is used to fill the income gap to maintain the facade on our standard of living in order to benefit a … Continue reading

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China trounces U.S. in green energy investments

China retook its top spot as global leader in the clean energy race, attracting nearly twice the green energy investment dollars last year as the United States did. Investors plowed $65 billion into Chinese wind farms, solar panel arrays and … Continue reading

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Quintiles of Gini Index by County 2006-2010

  I said more “Gin”!  Not “Gini”.  Burp!

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Pending U.S. Fiscal cliff

Well, hey, Reaganomics was profitable and fun while it lasted! Where’s a strong middle class when you need them? Look at it this way.  Now you won’t have to visit Europe.  It can feel like Europe in the good ole’ USA!

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Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

2009 Grades Aviation D Bridges C Dams D Drinking Water D– Energy D+ Hazardous Waste D Inland Waterways D– Levees D– Public Parks and Recreation C– Rail C– Roads D– Schools D Solid Waste C+ Transit D Wastewater D– Source:  … Continue reading

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Gini Coefficient and Income Inequality

Gini, schimdie,… See, the U.S. is on par with China! The Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditure) among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal … Continue reading

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