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Inequality and Growth

May 19, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones


As the recession that began in late 2007 drags through its sixth year, people are finally starting to ask if maybe inequality is to blame. After all, slow growth throughout...

Britain Comes Clean on Slave Fortunes

February 27, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones


One hundred eighty years after abolishing slavery, the United Kingdom is coming clean about fortunes founded on slave ownership and the slave trade. While it took a bloody civil war...

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