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Mother Jones on Economic Inequity

Mother Jones has a very clear visual presentation of the increase in economic inequity over the last years – 11 charts they say shows it all. I’m not sure it shows it all, but they are well worth looking at, particularly these two: And this one, which shows the perception that Americans have – that…

American Banana Republic

In yesterday’s NY Times Op-ed, Kristof apologized for comparing US income inequity to that of “Banana Republics” – that is, for insulting other nations by comparing them to the US, which has now achieved wholly unprecedented levels of economic injustice. My point was that the wealthiest plutocrats now actually control a greater share of the…