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Robert Reich: Were living in a new Gilded Age of wealth and power

Robert Reich: Were living in a new Gilded Age of wealth and power

This originally appeared on . Were in a new gilded age of wealth and power similar to the first gilded age when the nation's antitrust laws were enacted. Those laws should prevent or bust up concentrations of economic power that not only harm ... Salon, 1 day ago
Antitrust in the New Gilded Age Common Dreams, 2 days ago

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What we're reading: U.S. reverting to the Gilded Age?

By Fareed Zakaria Thanks to McCutcheon, only quid pro quo corruption is sufficient to trigger any restrictions on campaign contributions—meaning, direct bribery of the Abscam or American Hustle variety, presumably captured on videotape for the ...
 CNN3 days ago

The Self-Fulfillment of Socially Engaged Art

Alongside the recent press about a new Gilded Age of art economics (replace Carnegie and Frick with Arnault and Walton ) there is a movement of socially engaged art that is gathering momentum. While some art works reach sales in the nine figures , ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago
The New Republic Online

Teddy Roosevelt, Not-So-Great Reformer

by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster) It is no secret that we are living in a second Gilded Age—another era, like the first, of corrupt rule by plutocratic elites. What is less clear is how to end it. Without assuming that one can draw simple ...
 The New Republic Online1 month ago The Bully, the Bull Moose & the reformer's dilemma  The Sunday Guardian4 weeks ago Open thread for night owls: Teddy Roosevelt, not-so-great reformer. DC liberals don't get it  Daily Kos1 month ago

The Recording Industry And Art Of Buying Political Favors

We live in the gilded age of crony capitalism. From "green energy" companies that can't make a profit without government subsidies and loan guarantees to bailouts of multi-billion-dollar companies. With ever greater frequency, corporate ...
 Investor's Business Daily1 month ago
Motley Fool

Buffett vs. Icahn: Where Should You Place Your Money?

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway are perhaps the most impressive story in capitalism since the gilded age of the early 20th century. While Berkshire's annual meeting will be celebrated with huge fanfare, what will happen at Icahn Enterprises ...
 Motley Fool1 month ago

Book Talk: The Scarlet Sisters - Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age

When & Where The Green Arcade 1680 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102 April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm Contact 415 431 6800 A fresh look at the life and times of Victoria Woodhull and ...
 Global Exchange6 days ago "The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age"  Booktv1 month ago The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage and Scandal in Gilded Age by Myra MacPherson  Washington Post1 month ago Are these sisters the most scandalous feminists of all time?  Metro.us2 weeks ago

Plan for Vanderbilt mansion in RI to go forward

A proposal to build a welcome center on the grounds of The Breakers, a Gilded Age mansion once home to Cornelius Vanderbilt, cleared a critical hurdle on Monday. In a 4-1 vote, members of Newport's Zoning Board of Review overturned an earlier decision that ...
 Sify2 months ago Welcome center roils tourist destination Newport  Sify2 months ago

CEO Pay Soars, Workers Toil in Capitalism's New Gilded Age

Ratio of CEO-to-worker pay is 'unconscionable,' says AFl-CIO as prominent economist argues this level of inequality proves current capitalist system 'cannot work' - Jon Queally, staff writer (Image: AFL-CIO / Here's the first ...
 Common Dreams4 days ago
The Global Legal Post

Pemex in debt: end of Mexico's oil gilded age

76-year-old Mexican oil company Pemex is powerful, but its $100 million debt led Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto to enact energy reform that would open the company to partnerships with foreign and private investors. Such a reform would break up ...
 The Global Legal Post5 days ago
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