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Structuring the Economy To Give Money to the Rich Is Inflationary

Dean Baker The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
Policies that give more money to people at the top are inflationary. If we want to help the working class we have to pursue policies that reverse upward redistribution, not promise the return of manufacturing jobs that no longer offer a wage premium.

Friday Nite Videos | December 10, 2021

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Jordan Klepper vs. Anti-Vaxxers in SoCal. World Inequality Report 2022. Paper & Glue | Documentary. NDN Kars | Keith Secola. Snack Video Games | John Oliver.

World Inequality Report 2022

The Report, published Dec 7, 2021, presents up-to-date data on inequality worldwide. Global inequalities remain extremely pronounced: they are about as great today as they were at the peak of Western imperialism in the early 20th century.

Moral Policy = Good Economics

A Report by the Economic Policy Institute and the Poor People's Campaign Economic Policy Institute
Lifting up poor and working-class people—and our whole economy

Friday Nite Videos | November 5, 2021

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How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. "You Better Not F*ck in Texas": Abortion Ban Protest Song. Homelessness | John Oliver. Four Seasons Total Documentary. The Q Files: JFK Jr. Fails to Appear at the Rolling Stones Concert.

Pandemic Aid Programs Spur a Record Drop in Poverty

Jason DeParle New York Times
The most comprehensive study yet of the federal response to the pandemic shows huge but temporary benefits for the poor — and helps frame a larger debate over the role of government.

Friday Nite Videos | April 9, 2021

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The “Dark Money” Playbook. Nina Simone | Backlash Blues. How a Billionaire Team Owner Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than LeBron James. What’s in the 4% of Our DNA That Makes Us Different From Chimps? Debunking the Myth of the Lost Cause.
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