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The Budget Deal Raises Taxes On Rich People -- Just Not The Way You Think
Some hedge funds and lawyers are going to be paying Uncle Sam a little bit more.
#WorldBrief with @Marclamonthill Oct. 16
U.S. airstrikes force an ISIS retreat around the Syrian-Turkish border town of Kobani, world oil prices fall 28% saving consumers billions of dollars and a young terminally ill boy in Pakistan is police chief for the day.
Paying Your (Un)Fair Share on Tax Day
Martha Burk, Ph.D.
Gender pay equity expert, Money Editor, Ms. Magazine, fmr Chai...
We keep hearing that if corporations have to pay more taxes, the economy will suffer, because they won't hire more workers. Well, if you hadn't noticed, for the last five years they've hardly been on a hiring spree.
Kevin Roose: How I Crashed A Secret Wall St. Frat Party
Bank Dork Zach Carter talks to Kevin Roose about how he crashed the Kappa Beta Phi dinner, and what it's like to rub elbows with Wall Street's finest and the 1%.
Progressives Should Not Complain About the Fiscal Cliff Deal
Executive director, California Tax Reform Association; Owner, ...
On the substance, progressives should not cry "sellout" when the rich have had a permanent tax increase and the unemployed and middle-class are protected. We should cry wolf only when the right-wing wolf is really at the door of the poor and the middle class.
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Rich Kids of Instagram and Twenty-First Century Blues
Blogger and author
The lifestyles of the wealthy and fabulous seem wonderful to some -- endless vacations, summer homes, private chefs, Louis Vuitton luggage -- but when you peer closely that world is actually pretty terrifying.
Democracy Improves Lives in China -- and Here, Too
Where democracy is weak, so is the economy for regular people. And when regular people are not doing well there isn't much of a "market." Democracy is the only economics that works.
Rich Don't Work for Romney
Kurt A. Gardinier
TV Producer, Editor, and Writer
When you're running for president of a party considered to be unsympathetic to poor people in a time of a recession, and you're the richest man to ever run for the office, fairness is a pretty big deal -- especially when you're calling for tax cuts for the rich.
Rich People Have Less Compassion, Psychology Research Suggests
By Daisy Grewal , Scientific American
Berkeley psychologists Paul Piff and Dacher Keltner ran several studies looking at whether social class (as measured by wealth
But I digress...
With over seven billion people now alive, the 2011 Christmas season will be our busiest -- and best! -- ever!
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BLT Steak's New '1%' Burger Comes With Foie Gras, Gold Leaf (PHOTOS)
WASHINGTON -- BLT Steak's new politically-charged burger menu isn't shying away from hot topics. The menu, which rotates
Colbert Tells Poor 'Become Rich People's Pets' (VIDEO)
Watch the whole clip above and let us know what your solution to income inequality would be. On his recurring segment "The
Occupy Wall Street: What Are They So Angry About?
Founder, Good Business New York
It took a small group of down-on-their-luck college kids with nothing to lose to wake America up. As the crowds in Zuccotti Park, DC, LA and across the country grow larger and make their voices heard, maybe this time we will be listening.
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