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Economics Lesson: Income Inequality

French economist Thomas Piketty’s bestselling book on wealth inequality, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” has become the focus of a debate over increasing income inequality in the US and many other countries. 919 more words

Economics

Nixon's Vietnam Treason

Nixon’s Vietnam Treason

It seems that is confirmed, by George Will and other sources, that Nixon committed an act of Treason concerning the Vietnam War.  During his first election he contacted the leaders of South Vietnam, when he was still a private citizen, and sabotaged peace talks to make his election chances more favorable.   71 more words

Politics

GEORGE WILL: How income inequality benefits everybody

Washington Post: Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise: Chinese workers, many earning each day about what Americans spend on a Starbucks latte, produce apparel, appliances and other stuff cheaply, thereby enlarging Americans’ disposable income. 116 more words

Economy

Potpourri-2

A vivid memory of 70 years ago is the view of the changing traffic lights from the back seat of our family Oldsmobile as my father drove through Philadelphia to cross the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey (known then as simply the Delaware River Bridge). 283 more words

History

GEORGE WILL: Social inequality’s deepening roots

Washington Post: The rate of dog ownership is rising ominously. How can a profusion of puppies be worrisome? A report from the Raymond James financial services firm concerning trends in the housing market explains: Increasing numbers of women “are adopting dogs for security and/or companionship,” partly because of “the great education divide.” 87 more words

Culture

Boys basketball: State tournament scouting reports

Class AA: Mount Vernon

If Mount Vernon will face an opponent equipped to test its youth, this could be it. The Knights — with three sophomore starters and just two seniors on their roster — will confront a physical, veteran team in Saturday’s state semifinals. 1,267 more words

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Haldane faces tough challenge in state semi

Haldane High School’s boys basketball team will certainly have size and overall balance in its favor for Friday night’s Class C state semifinal. Lake George will have a very short drive to Glens Falls Civic Center (9.8 miles), plus this: Joel Wincowski. 326 more words

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