Nick Hanauer: Income Inequality

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Too Hot for TED: Income Inequality

by Jeffery A. Salter
May 16, 2012

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[…] “We’ve had it backward for the last 30 years,” he said. “Rich businesspeople like me don’t create jobs. Rather they are a consequence of an ecosystemic feedback loop animated by middle-class consumers, and when they thrive, businesses grow and hire, and owners profit. That’s why taxing the rich to pay for investments that benefit all is a great deal for both the middle class and the rich.” […]

via Too Hot for TED: Income Inequality – Jim Tankersley – NationalJournal.com

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see

Economic Inequality’s Impact On Political Voice

Productivity, The Miracle of Compound Interest and Poverty by Michael Hudson

The Deadly, Unforeseen Consequences of Social Inequality by Murray Dobbin

Ralph Nader: Concentration, Curiosity and Imagination

Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger (must-see)