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"Could a media system, controlled by a few global corporations with the ability to overwhelm all competing voices, be able to turn lies into truth?" - George Orwell, 1984
October 17, 2011
The Bonus Boom – Wall Street’s Unjust Rewards, by the Numbers 9 Wall Street Execs Who Cashed In on the Crisis – Meet the moguls who made out like bandits The Real Size of the Bailout How Banks Got Too Big to Fail Federal Campaign Cash From Financial Sector We’re Paying WHOM [...]
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The United States of Inequality The Great Divergence A 10-Part Series
Authored by Timothy Noah for Slate.
Timothy Noah kicked off this series by looking at whether race, gender, or the breakdown of the nuclear family affected income inequality, and then he examined immigration, the technology boom, federal government policy, the decline of labor unions, [...]
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June 15, 2011
How big was your pay raise last year? Was it anywhere near 36%? Oh, you didn’t get that much you say? Well, you should have been a Wall Street banker. The average pay increase for them was 36%.
If you noticed that the quoted increase is an “average” it’s because some got [...]
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The Effects of a Black President A Road Map to Fascism Our New and More Powerful Government-Subsidized *gods* Where Is Governor Walker and Other GOPer's Trying To Lead Us Who Believes Obama Is Muslim? Why We Must Regulate And Enforce The More We Learn, The Worse It Gets! - About Financial Crisis Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Vs. Chamber of Commerce The Key To 'Winning' Is To Always Be On The Attack The Reasons GOP Refuse To Be Specific On Spending Cuts Texas Environmental Quality Commission Doctored Drinking Water Reports (Videos) 'It Didn't Work But Let's Keep Doing It Anyway' Our Sky-Rocketing National Debt and The Hypocrites Corporate Welfare vs.The National Debt Greed and Corruption II America's Economic Future: More Reaganomics or Somthing That Works for Everyone? The Future Cost of the Bush Tax Cuts Democracy, Plutocracy and Plutonomy Those Poor Overtaxed Multi-Millionaires Why Rich People are Rich and Poor People are Poor The 2000's: What the Hell Happened? Why, After Decades of Opposition, is the GOP Suddenly Defending Medicare? Goldman Sachs - Our Shadow Government Banks "Back-Door" Taxpayer Money GOP - A Bewildering Profusion Has the Yuppie Generation Disaster Come to an End? Will Criminal Action Ever Be Brought Against Those Behind the Financial Travesty How Paulson Really Helped His Banker Friends
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