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Inequality Revisited: The Rise of the Individual is Always at the Expense of Community

By June Carbone

The debate over inequality has shifted.    It is no longer whether greater inequality exists (it indisputably does) or whether it is a good thing (even David Brooks and Marco Rubio concede that it is not).  Instead, the big issue is whether the rise of the top one tenth of one percent with their extraordinary concentration of wealth has anything to do with the rise of inequality between the middle and the bottom.    The answer is, of course it does, in ways that are both simple and complex.  Let us begin to count the ways . . . .

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NEP’S Bill Black on RT’s The Truthseeker – Washington Consensus

Bill Black appears on the latest episode of RT’s Truthseeker. This episode’s topic is exposing the truth behind the “Washington Consensus”