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Born Behind: The Effects Of Income Inequality Start While You're In The Womb

Born Behind: The Effects Of Income Inequality Start While You're In The Womb | oligarchy | Scoop.it
Bad health care and bad environment can disadvantage babies before they're even born. (Born Behind: The effects of income inequality start while you're in the womb.
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Income Inequality, Schooling, and Educational Outcomes

In this seminar Sean Reardon from Stanford University will addresses this question. First, he will describe trends in the "income-achievement gap" (the test ...
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Inequality in College Towns

Inequality in College Towns | oligarchy | Scoop.it
Places with large populations of college students are notorious for strained “town-gown” relations brought on, at least in part, by the often vast gulf between wealthy students and less well-to-do ...
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For-Profit Colleges and Higher Education Policy Increase Inequality - U.S. News & World Report

For-Profit Colleges and Higher Education Policy Increase Inequality - U.S. News & World Report | oligarchy | Scoop.it
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Robert Reich: The 4 biggest right-wing lies about income inequality - Salon

Robert Reich: The 4 biggest right-wing lies about income inequality - Salon | oligarchy | Scoop.it
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Robert Reich: The 4 biggest right-wing lies about income inequality
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The truth is, America's lurch toward widening inequality can be reversed. But doing so will require bold political steps.
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Thomas Piketty Is Absolutely Right

Thomas Piketty Is Absolutely Right | oligarchy | Scoop.it
Here's everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' (Really first-rate review of Piketty by Solow. A must read.
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"Over the long span of history surveyed by Piketty, the rate of return on capital is usually larger than the underlying rate of growth. The only substantial exceptional sub-period is between 1910 and 1950."

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