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Wealthy Americans Have So Much Money They Don’t Know What To Do With It

You know, we’ve done a lot of stories recently talking about how the average American can afford a $400 emergency. You’ve got tens of millions of people who have quote good health insurance that’s still can’t even afford prescription medicine or doctors visits. But here’s one thing we haven’t talked about, and this is actually…

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Government Hands Out Billions To Wealthy Corporations – But Universal Healthcare Is Unrealistic?

One of the biggest things that’s really made me angry over the last few weeks is the fact that not just Republicans but also some corporate Democrats who continue to tell us that we absolutely cannot afford these proposals being put forth by people like Bernie Sanders. The things that the public really wants, like…

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Obama: “I’m Not Going to Extend Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest 2%”

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Minimum Wage and Income Inequality (Freedom on Trial Commentary: Part 1)

SAM: Now we all know the facts of this case. The defendant decided that he was above the law and paid his employee a rate below the legal minimum wage. But this case is about something bigger. Income inequality. BRADLEY: Why is it that some people are so rich and some people are so poor?…

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Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income and Measuring Our Economic Health

-Thanks for making the time for us. So, you are — You’re in this thing. You’re polling higher than some governors, some congressmen, senators. And a lot of people, I think it’s safe to say, did not know who you were a very short time ago. -Yes, that’s fair to say. -And you’re running on…

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Yang Is Out, But Universal Basic Income Still Matters | The Daily Show

CHIENG: Andrew Yang dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, and I’m a little sad about it. Last year, I met him in person, and there was just something about the guy that made me trust him. Not to mention, I really wanted that free money he was promising. Every American adult at the age…

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Following the money for Question 1 campaigns

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Solving the Politics of Universal Basic Income | Owen Poindexter | TEDxUnionCity

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs It was a cloudy afternoon; I was stuck in traffic when I happened to hear a radio program about the international aid organization “Give Directly.” Now, at the time Give Directly was very controversial because unlike other aid organizations they don’t provide medicine, or school supplies, or sports equipment,…

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How Wealthy Kids Tour Ten Colleges In Five Days

IN A JARRING CASE OF INCOME INEQUALITY, THERE ARE CERTAIN SITUATIONS WHERE RICH KIDS LIVING A VERY LAVISH LIFESTYLE GETS INTO HER COLLEGE CAMPUSES ON VERY NICE JETS WHILE THE REST OF COLLEGE STUDENTS DEAL WITH CRIPPLING STUDENT LOAN DEBT WHICH HAS NOW TOTALED $1.4 TRILLION IN THE US. THERE IS A COMPANY KNOWN AS…

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Paul Krugman Explains Why Cutting Taxes for the Wealthy Doesn’t Work

-I have to ask you this. As an economist, I imagine people all the time — friends, family — ask you to give them investment advice, ask you to predict the future. -Yeah. -Yeah. And what do you tell them when they ask you that? -I tell them I don’t know, and nobody else knows…

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