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From my favorite political economist…

…with my response and comments to follow later, like, you know, arter and as I read the essay: http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/176136/tomgram%3A_nomi_prins%2C_going_offshore_in_the_2016_election_campaign/

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The Rigged Tax code, Economy, and the Faux Agenda of the Hard B’idness Right…

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/opinion/the-real-welfare-cheats.html?ref=opinion&_r=0 American companies game the system in many ways, including shifting profits to overseas tax havens. In 2012, American companies reported more profit in low-tax Bermuda than in Japan, China, Germany and France combined, even though their employees in Bermuda

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From a Credo action email I received…

…this is copied from their WebSite http://act.credoaction.com/sign/house_shred_wall_street_reform?t=3&akid=17288.8402613.Sj0Ko9 Tell Congress: Don’t shred Wall Street reform House Republicans just launched a major attack on Wall Street oversight and investor protection. At least seven new bills unveiled in the House would shred Wall

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For the “It’s the Stupid Economy, Mon” chapter(s)…

And it’s going to eventually to old hero and friend Matt Taibbi: Taibbi’s RS piece… http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-vampire-squid-tells-us-how-to-vote-20160205?page=3 (and if you go back into Rolling Stone’s archives and read Taibbi’s ongoing expose material on the “Great Recession”- probably check back to 2006

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BBC article on the Oxfam study on inequality… and the study itself…

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-35339475 https://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressreleases/2016-01-18/62-people-own-same-half-world-reveals-oxfam-davos-report https://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressreleases/2016-01-18/62-people-own-same-half-world-reveals-oxfam-davos-report Working for the Few Political capture and economic inequality https://www.oxfam.org/en/research/working-few Link to the following pdf was so slow for me- https://www.oxfam.org/sites/www.oxfam.org/files/file_attachments/ib-wealth-having-all-wanting-more-190115-en.pdf The abstract: Global wealth is increasingly being concentrated in the hands of a small wealthy elite.

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For the Wealth Inequality chapter…

Excerpt From: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/01/22/1473651/-Billionaire-bewildered-that-American-voters-are-angry?detail=emailclassic It’s an ironic coincidence that Oxfam released this study earlier this week. It uses data from Credit Suisse from October for the report, which urges leaders meeting in Davos this week to take action on inequality. Yeh,

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For the “income and Wealth Inequality” Chapters…

Op-Ed Columnist Well, whaddya know? Did the rise of the 1 percent (or, better yet, the 0.01 percent) cause the Lesser Depression we’re now living through? It probably contributed. But the more important point is that inequality is a major

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More from my nomination to be “Chief Economic Advisor”…

…in the Sanders administration: Nomi Prins-http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/176097/tomgram%3A_nomi_prins%2C_the_big_money_and_what_it_means_in_election_2016/

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For the “It’s the Stupid Economy” chapters…

…by Nomi Prins, who Bernie should have in his administration once he’s elected…http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/02/01/democracy-billionaires

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A Nice Little Article About Maybe Doing Things Just a Wee Bit Differently…

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/five-economic-reforms-millennials-should-be-fighting-for-20140103 Of Course, this is directed at millenials. But it applies to all of us bozos on this bus heading for nowhere but more intermittent crashes that lo and behold will transfer even more wealth, power, and privilege to the

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