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The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Published on Monday, May 5, 2014 by RobertReich.org   by Robert Reich   Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an air-tight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of … Continue reading

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At 10, #Opportunity Shows Us Where Our Priorities Ought to Be

The next time someone talks about cutting NASA’s budget either because we can’t afford it or we need to spend the money elsewhere, please show them this. NASA’s Opportunity at 10: New Findings from Old Rover (http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/mer/mer-news-20140123/#.UuU7wRAo5D-) It’s an incredible … Continue reading

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Walmart vs the Morons; Seriously?

The “Walmart vs the Morons” email finally landed in my inbox. Can anyone possibly take this seriously? Perhaps defining Walmart as a “success” and the government as a “failure” depends mostly on how we think about and define words like … Continue reading

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