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Friday Nite Videos | July 5, 2019

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Warehouses | John Oliver. Line Rider | Hall of the Mountain King. Robert Reich: Should We Abolish Billionaires? What Antlers Can Teach Us About Cancer and Regrowing Limbs. We Tried Skating On Confederate Monuments for July 4th.

Does Anyone 'Deserve' to Be a Billionaire?

Sam Pizzigati Inequality.org
Most of the candidates for the Democratic Presidential nomination seem to have no problem with the presence of grand private fortunes

Tidbits - June 20, 2019 - Reader Comments: Bernie Sanders; Elizabeth Warren: Impeachment; Iran war; Healthcare; Cuba Travel; How Well Are We Doing?; Religion and Gay Rights; Resources: South Africa; Gay Pride; New York Rent Laws; more...

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Reader Comments: Bernie Sanders; Elizabeth Warren: Impeachment; Iran war threat; Healthcare; Cuba Travel; How Well Are We Doing - Who You Asking; United Methodist Church and Gay Rights; Resources: South Africa; Gay Pride; New York Rent Laws; more...

The Green New Deal: A Strategy for a More Equal United States

Jeremy Brecher Inequality
Mobilizing to protect our planet could help us build an economy that works for all working people. The resolution calls for “a new national, social, industrial, and economic mobilization on a scale not seen since World War II and the New Deal era.”

A Better Way to Tax the Rich

American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would home in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution.

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The Class Ceiling, U.K. Version

Liam Kennedy London School of Economics Review of Books
An inquiry into how and why one’s class background in Great Britain privileges or thwarts access to elite occupations through an investigation of barriers to upward mobility.
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