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The Rent is Too Damn High

May 15, 2012

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A rather dismal statistic has been making the rounds of the internet recently: There is not a single American state in which a minimum wage job will provide sufficient earnings to pay the rent on an average two-person apartment. The findings are summarized in the image below: In 2011, there were 73.9 million people in […]

On Luxuries and the Kitchen Table

January 12, 2012

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The ongoing physical battles on the streets of Greece have been mirrored in the rest of the financially struggling world with a rhetorical battle to establish the narrative of exactly what went wrong there. The deficit hawk s are winning this battle. Their message is generally along the same line as this Forbes article: A bailout, […]