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Picture of the Day for June 29, 2015: How “Incentives” Work for the Rich and Poor

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Wisconsin Has Largest Decline of Middle Class of Any State According to New Study.

By Elaine Magliaro Scottie Lee Meyers of Wisconsin Public Radio wrote an article earlier this month about a new state-by-state analysis conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts which shows that Wisconsin has “experienced the biggest decline in middle-class households in … Continue reading

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The United States Is Not a Democracy: Michael Gould-Wartofsky on How the 1% Has Rigged the Game

By Elaine Magliaro Michael Gould-Wartofsky is the author of the book THE OCCUPIERS: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement, which was recently released by Oxford Press. Gould-Wartofsky is a PhD candidate in Sociology at New York University, holds a BA in Government from … Continue reading

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Bill Moyers and Paul Krugman Talk about a Society of Inherited Wealth

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Last week, Bill Moyers sat down with Paul Krugman on his program Moyers & Company. The two men discussed Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Piketty’s book “shows that two-thirds of America’s increase in … Continue reading

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