Monthly Archives: May 2015

Will computers cause the next market crash?

Will computers cause the next market crash? Our electorate is run by the economy, the economy run by Wall Street. Investors control America’s wealth, the economy and the elections. The stock market investing used to be about scrutinizing companies, weighing … Continue reading

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America’s manufacturing losing out to finance

America’s manufacturing losing out to finance: In the 1980s General Electric CEO Jack Welch turned his multi-billion dollar corporation away from manufacturing appliances and lighting to financial investment, including what turned out to be a major cause of the Great … Continue reading

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Accumulated wealth tolls the death of equal opportunity

Accumulated wealth tolls the death of equal opportunity: Where wealth accumulates, such as Republican legislation to Repeal Estate Taxes, inherited wealth controls the power to establish rules of business and society. Inherited wealth and conservative power has always been an … Continue reading

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Good education is only for the wealthy

Good education only for the wealthy:  In 2013 the Department of Education earned $50.6 billion from student loan interest. Over the past five years the program has generated nearly $120 billion in profit. The most common type of educational loans … Continue reading

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