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Opposing the Bully Mentality—Part II

Financial FAQs How does one stop the bullies? Put simply, find a way to stand up to them. Economic bullies behave no differently than individuals when confronted by a person or organization willing to oppose them. But how are the … Continue reading

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Let’s Bring Back American Jobs

Popular Economics Weekly It’s well-known that American job formation isn’t keeping up with economic growth, but not why. It’s mostly because corporations have been retaining more of their profits and sharing less with their employees, so that household incomes have … Continue reading

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Gun Violence Has Too Many Causes

Popular Economics Weekly The tragic Newtown, Connecticut elementary school mass shooting is just the latest in a string of mass shootings that have contributed to more than 1 million dead by guns over the past decade in the U.S.—an average … Continue reading

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Michigan Republicans Repeat Economy Wrecking Doctrine

Financial FAQs Michigan has become the latest Republican-led effort to wreck economic growth in passing a right-to-work laws that restrict unions. With all apologies to Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine, Repubs are no longer waiting for recessions to enrich their wealthiest … Continue reading

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Gun Violence Has Too Many Causes

Popular Economics Weekly The shooting in Aurora’s Central Theatres is not something “impossible to understand” as was said by Denver’s Mayor just after the massacre, if we look at the culture of violence that has made U.S. the most violent … Continue reading

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Corporations Plus NRA Equals Greater Lawlessness

Financial FAQs “Florida’s now-infamous Stand Your Ground law, which lets you shoot someone you consider threatening without facing arrest, let alone prosecution, sounds crazy — and it is,” said New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently. “And it’s tempting to … Continue reading

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