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Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

The evidence of income inequality just keeps mounting. According to “Working for the Few,” a recent briefing paper from Oxfam, “In the US, the wealthiest one percent captured 95 percent of post-financial crisis growth since 2009, while the bottom…

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Tax Day Facts: Debunking a Few Myths

Income Inequality, Politics, Economic Policy and Tax Day Facts Muncie, Indiana (NEWS) – Well, hopefully you’ve completed your taxes and sent them to the Indiana and Federal tax collectors. Many of our local accounting professionals had their first solid nights sleep last night and should only feel moderately hungover with eyes and heads still a […]

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A Plutocracy Ruled by Self-Centered Jerks?

A Plutocracy Ruled by Self-Centered Jerks? (via Moyers & Company) Two studies released last week confirmed what most of us already knew: the ultra-wealthy tend to be narcissistic and have a greater sense of entitlement than the rest of us, and Congress only pays attention to their interests. Both studies are consistent…