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A River Dies of Thirst: journals

A River Dies of Thirst: journals

By Mahmoud Darwish

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Tag: Personal Finance

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Study: Nearly Half of Congress Members Are Millionaires

The shiny ideal of representative democracy starts dimming a bit when one considers factors and figures like those charted in a new study about U.S. Congress members’ personal finances. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, 249 current members are millionaires—that’s about 47 percent. (more)

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 READ MORE


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Your Handy Guide to Congress’ Most Moneyed Members

Here’s a fun thing to muse about in these turbulent economic times: Who would you think is the wealthiest person in Congress? And here are a couple of hints: ketchup and John Edwards.

Posted on Aug 31, 2010 READ MORE

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Oh, How the Wages Have Fallen

Most Americans have caught on by now that the economic implosion that rocked the national and global economy over the past two years hasn’t meant good things for their personal finances.  (continued)

Posted on Jul 8, 2010 READ MORE

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