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Yup, Trump Did Scam Us

Gregory N. Heires thenewcrossroads.com
Apart from filling corporate coffers and the pocketbooks of the 1 percent, the $1.9 trillion cut has put the federal government in a financial straightjacket.

The Exploitation Time Bomb

Jayati Ghosh Project Syndicate
Worsening economic inequality in recent years is largely the result of policy choices that reflect the political influence and lobbying power of the rich. There is now a self-reinforcing pattern of high profits, low investment, and rising inequality

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Why Wealth Gap has Grown Despite Record-long Economic Growth

Christopher Rugaber ABCNews (Associated Press)
As the wealth gap has widened, income gains have remained anemic for Americans at all levels for the past decade. Many economists argue that what's needed is simply higher incomes so more Americans can save and build wealth.

Media Bits and Bytes - June 18, 2019

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Byron Allen v. Comcast goes to SCOTUS; Rightist Media Power; T-Mobile-Sprint Merger; Tech Economy Brings Inequality; Media Workers Unionize; "When They See Us"; Readers Call Out NYT Warmongering
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