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Billionaire megadoners who fought Wisconsin's plans to contain pandemic get infected at White House. Peter Temin: Economic Mobility Requires the Nearly Impossible - The Atlantic. America's 1% Has Taken $50 Trillion From the Bottom 90% The Economic Incompetence of Republican Presidents by J. Bradford DeLong. In a United States rife with disinformation, one of the most persistent myths is that Republicans are better than Democrats for business and economic growth.

The Economic Incompetence of Republican Presidents by J. Bradford DeLong

In fact, Republicans have consistently under-performed on the economy for almost a century. The feeling here in New Zealand is mutual.... : newzealand. The kind of public freak out I can agree with. : PublicFreakout. Wealth, shown to scale. 400 richest Americans ($3.5 trillion) $80 million Jeff Bezos may be insanely rich, but it is a drop in the ocean compared to the combined wealth of his peers.

Wealth, shown to scale

The 400 richest Americans own about $3.5 trillion, which is more than the bottom 60% of Americans. When More Women Join the Workforce, Wages Rise — Including for Men. Median US worker salaries could have been $102,000 without inequality - Business Insider. Barnaby Joyce signed off $80m for Angus Taylor's old company after zero was paid for same sort of water nearby. The same commercial property consultant who wrote the valuation used by the Federal Government to pay Eastern Australia Agriculture (EAA) nearly $80 million for its water licences valued at zero the same type of water owned by two nearby southern Queensland cotton farms.

Barnaby Joyce signed off $80m for Angus Taylor's old company after zero was paid for same sort of water nearby

As Michael West Media reported on Tuesday, most of the record $80 million from the sale ended up with a Cayman Islands company established by Energy Minister Angus Taylor, Eastern Australia Irrigation (EAI). Taylor was the founder of the Caymans company and a director and consultant to its Australian associate EAA, both before the controversial $80m water sale in 2017. Barnaby’s Boondoggle: documents reveal $80m price for ‘Watergate’ licences was nearly twice valuation Eastern Australia Agriculture booked a $52 million profit immediately after selling the water licences belonging to its Clyde and Kia Ora cotton properties, in a the deal, which was overseen by then water minister Barnaby Joyce. Unprecedented and Unconstitutional: The Government Bailout of Religion during a Pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been criticized for not doing enough to help working class and poor Americans, instead favoring big banks and large corporations that have received the lion’s share of stimulus money.

Unprecedented and Unconstitutional: The Government Bailout of Religion during a Pandemic

My buddy got this after working at his job for 42years. The sticker isn't even on straight lol : Wellthatsucks. Personal finance books that helped one millennial earn six figures. Chicago-based millennial Alex Sanchez earned more than $230,000 last year.

Personal finance books that helped one millennial earn six figures

The bulk of his income came from his day job: He works about 60 hours a week as an overhead lineman for an electrical utilities company. Between his $120,000 base salary, $10,000 annual bonus and overtime pay, he makes more than $200,000. The 25-year-old also brings in extra money from the lawn-care and snow-removal company he started, plus the five rental properties he owns and rents out. How to Convince a White Realtor You’re Middle Class. Another subject, Jared, had a similar theory.

How to Convince a White Realtor You’re Middle Class

“When you’re out in the world, you can be wearing grubbies, and you’ll be perceived a certain way if you’re black,” he said. He told me he imagined white people operated under a different public dress code: “If you have money, it’s O.K. to wear rags.” Michael, a corporate manager, reported that he asserted his class status at work by refusing to answer his own telephone, always allowing calls to go through to his receptionist. He believed that taking on administrative tasks would reduce his social status in the workplace to that of a subordinate and leave room for his colleagues to see his race before his class and treat him with less respect. Joe Rogan - Matt Taibbi Explains the 2008 Financial Crisis. Understanding the Historic Divergence Between Productivity and a Typical Worker’s Pay: Why It Matters and Why It’s Real. Introduction and key findings Wage stagnation experienced by the vast majority of American workers has emerged as a central issue in economic policy debates, with candidates and leaders of both parties noting its importance.

This is a welcome development because it means that economic inequality has become a focus of attention and that policymakers are seeing the connection between wage stagnation and inequality. Understanding the Historic Divergence Between Productivity and a Typical Worker’s Pay: Why It Matters and Why It’s Real. Shadow Government Statistics - Home Page. The richest families in Florence in 1427 are still the richest families in Florence — Quartz. 221b Sherlock Holmes Consulting detective 1881-1904 So reads the blue plaque on this pretty Georgian terraced house, home to London’s Sherlock Holmes Museum.

The richest families in Florence in 1427 are still the richest families in Florence — Quartz

In a city of storied buildings, the home of the fictional detective is as famous as they come. The museum is also not the original location of the fictional detective’s fictional house. If you’re facing the museum and peer to the left, you’ll see an Art Deco cluster of flats and offices. This houses the original 221b Baker Street. Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number.

At the Tokyo headquarters of the Swiss bank UBS, in the middle of a deserted trading floor, Tom Hayes sat rapt before a bank of eight computer screens.

Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number

Collar askew, pale features pinched, blond hair mussed from a habit of pulling at it when he was deep in thought, the British trader was even more dishevelled than usual. It was 15 September 2008, and it looked, in Hayes’s mind, like the end of the world. Hayes had been woken up at dawn in his apartment by a call from his boss, telling him to get to the office immediately. In New York, Lehman Brothers was hurtling towards bankruptcy. The Panama Papers prove it: we can afford a universal basic income. We should all be able to agree: no one should be poor in a nation as wealthy as the US.

The Panama Papers prove it: we can afford a universal basic income

Yet nearly 15% of Americans live below the poverty line. Perhaps one of the best solutions is also one of the oldest and simplest ideas: everyone should be guaranteed a small income, free from conditions. The Secret Six. Rockefeller Family Fund divests from fossil fuels, which built family's fortune. Flames shoot from a tower at Exxon Mobil Corp's Torrance Refinery in California earlier this month.

Rockefeller Family Fund divests from fossil fuels, which built family's fortune

Photo: Bloomberg Houston: The Rockefeller Family Fund has said that it will divest from fossil fuels as quickly as possible and "eliminate holdings" of Exxon Mobil Corp, saying the oil company associated with the family fortune has misled the public about climate change risks. Though only a sliver of the endowment's modest $US130 million ($171 million) in assets is invested in fossil fuels, the move is notable because a century ago John D. Rockefeller snr made a fortune running Standard Oil, a precursor to Exxon Mobil. The charity said it would also divest from coal and Canadian oil sands. Bush Bailout Chief Channels Bernie Sanders' Call To Break Up Big Banks. What Percent Are You? The World's Top 1 Percent Controls Half of Household Wealth. © Time Inc. All rights reserved. Fortune.com is a part of the Time.com network of sites. Powered by WordPress.com VIP Email address or Password is incorrect Forgot Password?

For most workers, real wages have barely budged for decades. Following the better-than-expected September jobs report, several economic analyses have pointed out the continuing lack of meaningful wage growth, even as tens of thousands of people head back to work. Economic theory, after all, predicts that as labor markets tighten, employers will offer higher wages to entice workers their way. But a look at five decades’ worth of government wage data suggests that the better question might be, why should now be any different? What do rich parents do that poor parents don’t? Yefet went on a trip with Melissa. It was so exciting to watch them leave because they always do amazing things while they’re together.

But I couldn’t help thinking, while I was dropping them off at the airport, that my kids are growing up like rich kids. It’s the last thing I expected after moving to rural Wisconsin. The reason they are growing up like rich kids is not so much the money (he could have gone on a driving trip with Melissa and had the same advantages,) but because of my mentality that I trust him to be smart and interesting and to make a life from that. What do rich parents do that poor parents don’t? Rich People Raise Rich Kids—Even When They're Adopted. How much richer are the Top 1%? Wealth, Income, and Power. By G. William Domhoff This document presents details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States, and explains how we use these two distributions as power indicators.

How many people pay the estate tax? The 2001 tax act, The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRRA), raised the estate tax exemption to $1 million in 2002 and to $3.5 million in a series of steps through 2009, sharply reducing the number of estates that have to pay estate taxes. For 2010 only, the estate tax was eliminated. Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 put in place an estate tax with a $5 million exemption and 35% rate for 2011 and 2012 only. If Congress doesn’t act, the tax will revert to its pre-EGTRRA status in 2013 with a $1 million exemp-tion, leading to a large increase in the number of estates owing the tax. Roughly 33,500 estates filed returns in 2009 but fewer than half—only 14,700—of those estates had to pay any estate tax at all.

Estate tax liability totaled $20.6 billion. Ten Facts You Should Know About the Federal Estate Tax. How much richer are the Top 1%? America Is Even Less Socially Mobile Than Economists Thought. The Housing Value of Every County in the U.S.  Scott Walker Strips Wisconsin Workers Of 'Living Wage' In New State Budget. How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic) Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. How Companies Must Adapt for an Aging Workforce. Millionaire uses fortune to help kids in struggling town. The Cost of Crime to Society: New Crime-Specific Estimates for Policy and Program Evaluation. Harris Rosen - Pegasus Magazine. Tangelo Park, Florida. Tangelo Park, Florida (FL 32819) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, news, sex offenders. The Opportunity Gap. Capitalism as Disease: Spreading Governmental Tyranny and Gun Violence.

Hedge funds, insider traders begin dumping Monsanto stock as reality of GMOs sinks in across Wall Street. The False Promise of the Prosperity Gospel: Why I Called Out Joel Osteen and Joyce Meyer. US Economic Structure. Social Justice and Free Market, Where do your tax dollars go? Today is Tax Day – Where Do My Taxes Go? Your 2012 Federal Taxpayer Receipt. The U.S. Economy in Charts. Herb Meyer, Recorded on 2/5/13 YAFoundation on USTREAM. Conference. The Smoking Gun in Plain Sight. The Cure for Poverty by Herb Meyer. The Shocking Amount of Wealth and Power Held by 0.001% of the World Population. Thirteen Economic Facts about Social Mobility and the Role of Education. What is the middle class? VW shares $1.1b in profits with workers. What the banks’ three-year war on Dodd-Frank looks like. Wealth, Inheritance and the Estate Tax.