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Today’s Very Unequal, Minimum Wage Laws

Financial FAQs nymag.com This New Year is a good time to talk about our record income inequality, in the hope that it can be improved. Because it’s the reason a minority of white male Republicans have been able to hold … Continue reading

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Christmas Isn’t For Bullies

Popular Economics Weekly Kyyouth.org This is how one of our political parties celebrates the Christmas spirit. Restrict as much aid to the poor and weak as possible—i.e., cut up to $1.5 billion in Medicaid and Medicare spending to ‘pay’ for … Continue reading

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Professor Stiglitz’s Plea to Save Capitalism

Popular Economics Weekly MarketWatch Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz has been saying he wants to make capitalism work for everyone again in various writings, just as it did post-WWII, including this CNN commentary on the recent Earth Day. Is there … Continue reading

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What is the Bully Mentality?

The Mortgage Corner Olweus Bullying Prevention Program The Trump administration and congressional Republicans’ “stonewalling” efforts, as House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi has put it, are the latest example of the bully mentality, but few pundits or even Democrats seem to … Continue reading

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What Happens to 1% with Demo’s Blue Wave?

The Mortgage Corner   Washington Post Now that the Democrats will be taking back the US House of Representatives in January, can they enact programs that improve the record income inequality in America? American citizens have the least equal incomes … Continue reading

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Whither Go 2018 Interest Rates?

Financial FAQs The 10-year benchmark Treasury yield dropped 5.12 points yesterday, the biggest drop in 5 months, according to Marketwatch. It is hovering just above a 2.4 percent yield—which is why one can still obtain a 30-year fixed rate conforming … Continue reading

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It’s Time For 2018

Financial FAQs We will need the 2018 elections now more than ever to vote out the greed and cowardice of those members of our national legislature who oppose all forms of gun control in the wake of the Las Vegas … Continue reading

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