Daily Archives: December 26, 2013

Massive Inequality Didn’t Just Happen—It Was Engineered by Conservative Government Policies

AlterNet / By Dean Baker Inequality in America is the result of a whole range of policies intended to redistribute income upward.   In his speech on inequality earlier this month, President Obama proclaimed that the government could not be a bystander in the effort to reduce inequality, which he described as the defining moral issue of our […]


  SOURCE: BUSINESS INSIDER We all know the conspiracy theories — the government’s plan for 911, the second gunman who shot JFK, the evolution of the elite from a race of blood-drinking, shape-shifting lizards.  But the people who spread these ideas usually can’t prove them. As the years pass, however, secrets surface. Government documents become declassified. […]