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Corporations Are Stealing Billions in Tax Breaks, While the Confused, Screwed Citizenry Turn On Each Other

Corporations Are Stealing Billions in Tax Breaks, While the Confused, Screwed Citizenry Turn On Each Other | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
International corporations have no national allegiance, they care only for profit. Meanwhile, people all over the world are becoming increasingly nationalistic and xenophobic.
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Private sector parasites

Private sector parasites | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
The real “takers” in America are not poor people dependent on welfare, but the unproductive, rent-extracting rich
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Fox News Haters Will Love This Poll Result. So Will Fox News.

Fox News Haters Will Love This Poll Result. So Will Fox News. | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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GOP Blows It, Gives Credit To Gerrymandering For House Victories

GOP Blows It, Gives Credit To Gerrymandering For House Victories | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
The 2012 elections didn't turn out so well as a whole for the GOP, but the Republican State Leadership Committee issued a memo this month proudly explaining that it could have been a lot worse if not for the successful redistricting push spurred by...
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Letter of Resignation Sent By Bush to Rifle Association - New York Times

Following is the letter of resignation sent last week by former President George Bush to the National Rifle Association: May 3, 1995Dear Mr. Washington,I was outraged when, even in the wake of the
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New Federal Report: Climate Change is Really, Really Scary

New Federal Report: Climate Change is Really, Really Scary | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
A long-awaited climate report confirms our worst fears.
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Matt Taibbi: Government Lied To Americans About Bank Bailout

Matt Taibbi: Government Lied To Americans About Bank Bailout | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
The government made some rather flimsy claims during the financial crisis -- among them, that the bank bailout would help struggling homeowners and that the big banks were fundamentally sound.
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Are global corporations in charge of the world?

Are global corporations in charge of the world? | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Author David Rothkopf contends world's big corporations buy political influence to avoid much-needed reforms
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People Who Pay Higher Taxes Are WHAT!?

People Who Pay Higher Taxes Are WHAT!? | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
They say money can't buy you happiness, but what about forking over some of it to the government?
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Also slideshow on 7 ways the Bush tax cuts wrecked the economy

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“Right to Work’s” Dark Side – Low Wages, Economic Decline

Michigan Republicans are pushing low wages, claiming that right-to-work laws will attract businesses. Does it work?

Conservatives argue that strong unions cost jobs and anti-union right-to-work l
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Study: High-End Tax Cuts Have Not Helped

Study: High-End Tax Cuts Have Not Helped | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A Congressional Research Service report that was reissued Thursday after Republicans complained about it before the elections still finds little evidence that the Bush-era tax cuts spurred growth or that hiking the top rates would...
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LIST: Billion-Dollar Industries That Don't Even Need The Tax Dollars You've Been Giving Them

LIST: Billion-Dollar Industries That Don't Even Need The Tax Dollars You've Been Giving Them | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Say hello to the biggest welfare queens of all time.
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A 20-year low for the GOP

A 20-year low for the GOP | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
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The GOP base is increasingly dominated by a highly energized bloc of voters with extremely conservative positions on nearly all issues. 

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Corporate Profits Under ‘Socialist’ Obama Double Reagan’s –Middle Class Under Siege (VIDEO)

Corporate Profits Under ‘Socialist’ Obama Double Reagan’s –Middle Class Under Siege (VIDEO) | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
The middle class remains under siege as we continue the corporate pilfering of America. Yet the big news promoted by the mainstream media is the resignation o
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Think Obama’s a huge spender? Then you need to see these two charts.

Think Obama’s a huge spender? Then you need to see these two charts. | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
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Poll Reveals Huge Support Behind Obama Proposal

Poll Reveals Huge Support Behind Obama Proposal | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - About three-quarters of Americans surveyed support proposals to ban the sale of automatic weapons, ban high-capacity ammunition clips and expand background checks on all gun buyers, according to an online ...
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Paul Krugman: Clueless Washington Doesn't Know The Deficit Is 'Mostly Solved'

Paul Krugman: Clueless Washington Doesn't Know The Deficit Is 'Mostly Solved' | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
It has become conventional wisdom that the United States has a deficit crisis. But according to Paul Krugman, most politicians and journalists don't realize that the deficit has been "mostly solved."
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Climate change is heating up the U.S., national report warns

Climate change is heating up the U.S.,      national report warns | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
National report aims to prepare decision-makers for dealing with the impact of warming trends.
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Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about the fiscal cliff deal

Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about the fiscal cliff deal | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
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EXPOSED: Here Are The Tricks That Fox News Uses To Manipulate Statistics On Its Graphics

EXPOSED: Here Are The Tricks That Fox News Uses To Manipulate Statistics On Its Graphics | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Very clever. ;
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Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power

Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States (1% of households control 35% of the wealth), and how to use these distributions as power indicators.
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Work for Free or You're Fired! What a Terrible Job Posting Tells Us About Modern Work

Work for Free or You're Fired! What a Terrible Job Posting Tells Us About Modern Work | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
America's worst job posting goes viral because it reminds us of all of the bad gigs we've ever had
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Futurity.org – In US politics, it’s who you know, not what

Futurity.org – In US politics, it’s who you know, not what | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities
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A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | Economy for a new world | Scoop.it
Non-partisan research and policy institute working on federal and state fiscal policies and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income Americans
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