October 16, 2011

'99%' Don't Really Want to Fix Inequality

Mike Moffatt, Vancouver Sun

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So how do we reduce inequality? The obvious place to start would be to borrow solutions from countries where after-tax income inequality is relatively low.

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TAGGED: Denmark, Eurozone, Occupy Wall Street, Canada, United States


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