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Wealth And Income Inequality: What Are We Really Talking About?

Wealth inequality in Europe and the U.S., 1810-2010 (Source — .pdf, 1.2MB) The more I learn about wealth and income inequality, the more I realize I didn’t know — and still don’t know — and the more it’s obvious that many other people don’t know. Rampant confusion reigns. In my observation, most laypersons don’t understand[…]

Rethinking ‘Redistribution Of Wealth’

Money (Copyright © 2006 by Wil C. Fry.) We see the phrase “redistribution of wealth” tossed into the political discourse. We’re supposed to assume it’s a bad thing. A few years ago, I began to wonder why. Here, I attempt to define it. All links to definitions are from the Oxford English Dictionary (U.S. version).

Lottery Fantasy (What’s Yours?)

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Published on: 2012.03.30

Reminded today by my friend Richard’s blog entry, I figured it’s time to describe my current “lottery fantasy”. As I commented on his entry, my earliest such childhood dreams centered around the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes, which was advertised often in those days and sent plenty of junk mail to our house. Most likely anyone[…]

ITN: Romney’s Wealth Isn’t The Issue

Categories: InTheNews, Politics
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Published on: 2012.02.27

In the News: Mitt Romney Okay* With Being Wealthy. “If people think there’s something wrong with being successful in America, then they better vote for the other guy. Because I’ve been extraordinarily successful, and I want to use that success and that know-how to help the American people.” — Mitt Romney

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