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Ted McLaughlin : Class Conflict and the Disappearance of the Middle Class

Class conflict risesas middle class disappears The growing inequality of wealth and income in this country has reached a point where it is now causing a conflict between the rich (the 1%) and the vast majority of Americans. By Ted … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Class Conflict and the Disappearance of the Middle Class

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Ted McLaughlin : The Occupy Movement is Changing the Conversation

It’s changing the conversation:The wealth gap and the Occupy MovementBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / October 31, 2011 The image above brings home a very disturbing fact about the United States — the vast inequality of wealth and … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The Occupy Movement is Changing the Conversation

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Paul Beckett : Reprising Ford’s ‘Radical’ Tune

Fiddlin’ Henry Ford doubled workers’ wages. Image from FiddlingAround.Henry Ford on why thereisn’t going to be a recoveryBy Paul Beckett / The Rag Blog / November 22, 2010 Nicholas Kristof is concerned. The United States, he says, “now arguably has … finish reading Paul Beckett : Reprising Ford’s ‘Radical’ Tune

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Distribution of Wealth : Way Out of Whack

Image from OECD / CBS News.Trickle UP theory:The recession and its roots By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 15, 2010 Have you ever wondered just what caused the deep recession that the United States is in? Many … finish reading Distribution of Wealth : Way Out of Whack

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Conservative Economics : Just Plain Loco

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle / MSNBC.Still trickling after all these years…The insanity of conservative economics By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 9, 2010 Like a bunch of lemmings following each other over a cliff to disaster, conservative … finish reading Conservative Economics : Just Plain Loco

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