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Those poor folks in the 99% who only have 8 million to their name.


After some time looking I finally found the number I’ve been after, which is the cutoff point in terms of the wealth of those elusive and mysterious  “1% people” everybody is talking about.  Here’s the excellent research document: http://www.levyinstitute.org/pubs/wp_589.pdf We … Continue reading

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Eat those mofo CEOs! Or maybe not.


For me the  “Eat the Mofo CEOs!” argument, aka “CEO pay is an outrageous inequitable violation of human rights”, etc, etc.  isn’t necessarily wrong, it’s just very incomplete. What we DO KNOW is that most folks are a lot better … Continue reading

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