Category Archives: Poverty

The Pitchforks are Coming…For Us Plutocrats | Politico

You probably don’t know me, but like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of industries—from itsy-bitsy ones like the night club … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cash | The New York Times

A CHINESE millionaire tried to give $300 (and lunch) to homeless men and women in New York last week. This didn’t sit well with the nonprofit New York City Rescue Mission. The Rescue Mission offered to help with lunch, but wouldn’t … Continue reading

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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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Unemployed? Suck it up! | Russian Times

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