Posts tagged "inequality"

Ashley Baxstrom and Amy Levin:  A man was murdered last night.

Saved and Sacked; Fruits and Roots

Taking a qeue from William James (and the bible), David Bromwich asks if it's too late to examine the Obama-Bush presidency.  How has the first black president, who promised to return America to "the high moral ground" and by race and rhetoric signaled an allegiance to equality and justice, proven to be the perfect...

Wealth Redistribution, Making Charity Work

Mark Greif writes at n+1 that the best system of eradicating extreme poverty and extreme wealth -- not to mention make us live up to our aspired individualism -- would be to give all citizens one salary for whatever work they do, $100,000 a year.  "Our system is predicted on the erroneous idea that...