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Are We All Just Jealous of the 1 Percent?

January 3, 2017 Brian V. Lee

Wealth Inequality The Walton family owns Walmart. They also own more wealth than 40 percent of all Americans. The 400 wealthiest people in the nation own more wealth than 61 percent of the country combined, or about 194 million people. Do we envy [ . . . ]

Increasing Debt is the New Economic Crisis

March 17, 2016 Brian V. Lee

A Time article Why the World’s Debt Epidemic May Lead to a New Economic Crisis (free for subscribers) posits that there is an unprecedented amount of public, private and consumer debt in the world today. Specifically, there’s now $57 trillion [ . . . ]

Great Recession Still Troubles the Middle Class

November 25, 2014 Brian V. Lee

Just released is an insightful new white paper from the Brookings Institution’s William A. Galston entitled The New Challenge to Market Democracies. The author goes further than simply asserting that better policy can reverse the now decades-old trend of income [ . . . ]