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US Politics & Gov't

Republicans Are Lucky the Rich Are on Their Side
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Americans, wealthy, income inequality, ethics, propaganda, politics, government, economy )

Carrie
- 264 days ago - thewire.com
The agenda more favored by Republicans seems to control the debate in Washington, probably not coincidentally because wealthy Americans are promoting it.
The Triumph of the Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, economy, ethics, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa, Robert Reich, income inequality, middle class, Tea Party )

Lynn
- 357 days ago - commondreams.org
They say the biggest problem is the size of government and the budget deficit. In fact our biggest problem is the decline of the middle class and increasing ranks of the poor, while almost all the economic gains go to the top.
Rethinking Our Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic inequality, economic policy institute, epi, income inequality, minimum wage, state of the union, widget )

Judy
- 600 days ago - billmoyers.com
Today, a single parent earning minimum wage takes home $15,080 a year. That's $3,400 below the federal poverty line for a family of three.
Growth of Income Inequality Is Worse Under Obama Than Bush
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, income inequality, Bush, Obama, Republican, Democrat )

Dandelion
- 918 days ago - nakedcapitalism.com
The data set is excellent, it's from the IRS and it's extremely detailed. This yawing gap of inequality isn't an accident, and it's not just because of Republicans. It's a set of policy choices. Americans have to stop being Party loyal and truly study.
Income Inequality Is the Achilles Heel in the GOP Strategy to Demonize Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, Rick Perry, GOP, income inequality, wealthy elites, 1%, corporate profits, recession, middle class, unemployment, poverty, working poor, we are the 99% )

Brian
- 1086 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't care about that." That is what Rick Perry said in the New York Times when John Harwood told him his tax plan would increase income inequality.
   

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