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CivilWarLand in bad denial

A must-read piece in today’s New York Times focuses on the declining fortunes of Chisago County, near Minneapolis, and examines an interesting paradox: The government safety net was created to keep Americans from abject poverty, but the poorest households no … Continue reading

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Denial is just a sign of the times

This is what happens in other democracies when bankers try to reward themselves for helping to ruin the world economy: Britain has a rival when it comes to bashing bankers. After a furious row over pay packages at Amsterdam-based ING … Continue reading

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