You don’t need to go far these days to find angry exchanges about “greed”. The UK general election will see wild rhetoric about the Politics of Greed. But who in fact is greedy?
So take out the generalised human instincts about the greed of men/women/children, and it turns out that Greedy Workers are the clear winners, well ahead of another notable category, Greedy Owners.
Continue reading Who’s Greedy, and Why?
A hemorrhaging economy. A tough and frustrating job market. Downward pressure on wages. Housing out of reach. High energy costs. Government strapped for cash. Questions about our global standing. Wondering about the American Dream.
That describes America all right, but it’s the America of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when our country truly did seem to be falling apart.
Continue reading Blame Wall Street, Not Boomers
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Tagged 1970s, 1980s, Baby Boomers, depression, falling incomes, Greed, recession, Wall St., wealth gap