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The .0000063% Election

Feb 18, 2012
At a time when it’s become cliché to say Occupy Wall Street has changed the nation’s political conversation, electoral politics and the 2012 presidential election have become almost exclusively defined by the 1%. Or, to be more precise, the .0000063%.

Inside Romney’s Tax Returns

Jan 26, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney released 550 pages of tax returns Tuesday and news organizations are making their way through them ProPublica shows us where to look to make sense of the numbersRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney released 550 pages of tax returns Tuesday.

Here Comes the Capital Strike

Nov 26, 2011
From his seat in Congress, House Speaker John Boehner announced in mid-September that American business owners would continue to hold the nation's wealth (and thus the public welfare) hostage until government granted them the “low-tax, deregulated world they wanted,” writes journalist and author Thomas Frank in Harper’s online. (more)