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Deconstructing the Self-Made Myth

— Shannon M.
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Individual success is the result of gumption and hard work. But equality important are the supports provided by society and sponsored by government. Being entirely "self-made" is a mth; the reality is it takes a village to foster personal and business success. Learn more at selfmademyth.org.

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MLK Day Report: Dr. King's Dream 30 Years from Now

— ts
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The last 30 years of public policy have hindered progress toward Dr. King's dream of racial equality. Thirty years from now, people of color will collectively represent the majority of the U.S. population. If we continue along the same governing path, the racial economic divide will remain in 2042 and, in many regards, will be considerably worse.

Un Sistema de Impuestos para el 99%

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Los impuestos que pagamos basan la fundación para una economía sonante y para la creación de riqueza. El ingreso de los impuestos paga por los caminos y ferrocarriles, los trabajadores bien-educados formalmente, cortes, alimentos y agua limpia, investigaciones científicas y mucho mas. Todos nos beneficiamos de esos sistemas y estructuras publicas vitales, el cual una persona solo no puede crearlo.

A Tax System for the 99%

— Lee Farris
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The taxes we pay lay the foundation for a sound economy and for wealth creation...A progressive tax system means that people and corporations who have a lot more income pay a lot higher tax rate than the 99% of people who have less income.

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

— Shannon M.
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The rules that shape our economy have been influenced by the super-wealthy over the past 30 years, and tilted in their favor. Here's how. (See sources here.)

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