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America is no longer a land of opportunity

This interesting article by Nobel Prize Winning economist Joseph Stiglitz might throw some more light on the continuing discussion on this blog on the topic of US income inequality and its causes and consequences. See it at: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/56c7e518-bc8f-11e1-a111-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1yrLZIHc5 US inequality is … Continue reading

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‘Government of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%’ Joseph E. Stiglitz

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has an interesting article in Vanity Fair that is summarized below. It suggests that we are no longer in a democracy but a plutocracy in which the wealthiest 1% of Americans call the shots. … Continue reading

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