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Why the rich want to get richer

  Ezra Klein Ezra Klein wrote a piece in today’s Washington Post about why the rich want to get richer. It might simply be greed. But Klein believes, apparently, that globalization has permitted the wealthy to grow even more wealthy. … Continue reading

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Redistribution of Wealth in America

Americans are divided on taxing the rich to redistribute wealth. At the first of this month, June 2011, Gallup released a poll exploring the views of Americans about whether the federal government should enact heavy taxes on the rich to … Continue reading

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Growing wealth of members of Congress

I extracted the following from today’s issue of The Hill. Nevada Democratic Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) reported at least $3.4 million in wealth, an almost 10 percent rise over the prior year. Reid … Continue reading

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The Haves vs. The Have-Nots

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GOLDMAN SACHS WIVES HATE TO WAIT

Laura Blankfein and her friend Susan Friedman, wife of another Goldman honcho, Richard Friedman, caused a huge scene at Super Saturday in the Hamptons last weekend when they arrived at the event before the noon start time and balked at … Continue reading

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