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Enough is enough! It's time for a maximum wage

US radicals came up with sound proposals for a maximum income a century ago. Isn’t it time to put that idea back on the table? ++++++++++++++++++ by Sam Pizzigati  Le Monde Diplomatique  The Occupy Wall Street movement hasn’t yet demanded a cap on individual income but it probably will. Ever since the “golden age” after […]

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We are the 99.9998%!

Canadian Business magazine has published its annual list of the 100 richest people in Canada. Jim Stanford describes the 0.0002% of Canadians who hold personal wealth over one billion dollars Progressive Economics Forum,  October 14, 2011 There are 61 Canadian billionaires on the list.  That represents under 0.0002% of the national population (far smaller than […]

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