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Income Stagnation

Big Challenge Stays In Shadows Of 2012 Race

The New York Times | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Taxes and government spending. Health care. Immigration. Financial regulation....

How Globalization Set the Stage for the 2008 Economic Collapse

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

A good case can be made that the massive globalization of labor and financial markets, coupled with "free markets uber alles" policies, formed a toxic mixture that made the collapse inevitable. Here's why.

Elections in the New Great Gatsby Era

Loretta Napoleoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Loretta Napoleoni

When wealth becomes so concentrated in the hands of so few, economists speak of "income stagnation," a phrase that neither of the candidates in the running has ever used.