Category Archives: Class Warfare

Growth Has Been Good for Decades. So Why Hasn’t Poverty Declined? | New York Times

The surest way to fight poverty is to achieve stronger economic growth. That, anyway, is a view embedded in the thinking of a lot of politicians and economists. “The federal government,” Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman, wrote in … Continue reading

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The Rich Have Advantages That Money Cannot Buy | Financial Times

With the popularity of Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the 21st Century, inequality has become central to the public debate over economic policy. Piketty, and much of this discussion, focuses on the sharp increases in the share of income and … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You HAVE to Quit Your Job in 2014 | James Altucher

This was going to end badly. My boss screamed at me in front of my colleagues. I had done something wrong of course. I had sent a product to the client without debugging it thoroughly. It was my fault. But … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Jobs? And Why Those Jobs Are Not Coming Back | The Library Of Alexandria

ABSTRACT:  This article by the Library of Alexandria Blog discusses the implications of automation technology on the economy and society.  It concludes that a Guaranteed Minimum Income will be necessary for society to address the growing disparity between the haves … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Founding Fathers Betrayed Their Class | Fora Tv

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Thom Hartmann: Secrets the Rich Don’t Want You to Know | Russian Times

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Economist Miles Corak on why the American dream is just a dream | Smart Planet

Americans have come to tolerate extreme inequality, more so than the people living in any of the other rich countries around the globe. And the American dream may be to blame. These days the children of those at the top … Continue reading

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