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From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.

No Tax Holiday for Corporate Job Destroyers

October 4, 2011 /

by Chuck Collins

Uncle Sam should support built-to–last companies, not built–to-loot enterprises. A powerful coalition of U.S.-based global companies is lobbying hard for a “tax holiday” on offshore profits. Companies like Google, Apple,...

Look Who’s Soured on Economic Inequality

September 16, 2011 /


Mainstream economists all around the world used to assume that equality acted as a drag on economic growth and development. Not anymore. Inequality, a conservative online daily told its readers...

What Taxes Leave People the Happiest?

September 11, 2011 /


People who live in societies where incomes face progressive tax rates, a new study shows, report higher levels of happiness than people who live in flatter tax systems. Two decades...

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