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The Self Destruction of the 1%

  Gianni Dagli Orti/Art Resource A painting of 17th-century Venice, with a view of the banks of the Grand Canal and the Doge’s Palace, by Leandro Bassano. There is an interesting article in the New York Times today by Chrystia … 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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