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Mark Gongloff

Big Banks' Aluminum Ploy Driving Up Inequality Even Further

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business

If you want a clear example of how Wall Street is making income inequality worse, stop and think about the cost of your next can of Diet Coke or Bud L...

Two-Party Distorted Economic Dialogue & The Need for Open Presidential Debates

Michele Swenson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The central unspoken issue in 2012 remains the continued 30-year wealth shift upward, exacerbated by Washington's false deficit narrative and calls for austerity that actually expand wealth inequity.

A Fat Cat Wants Out

Victor Stenger | Posted 10.21.2012 | Business
Victor Stenger

I suppose private equity companies perform some useful services, but do these fully justify the huge profits they make?