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  •  Deja Vu: With So Many References To Inequality... (7+ / 0-)

    ...and the reality that income/economic inequality in U.S. society (and, even more notably, world society) is greater than it's been in a century (and this is very much statistically demonstrated/supported by Saez & Piketty, NOT to be confused with Reinhart & Rogoff), an argument may be made that history is repeating itself in many legitimate parallels/comparisons with other events in the early part of 20th Century America, a la The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. But, this time around, organized labor has been undermined by the status quo...among many other inconvenient and tragic social travesties.

    "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

    by bobswern on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 09:51:23 AM PDT

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    •  Johnson's "Two-Track Economy" and "Quiet Coup" (2+ / 0-)
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      a2nite, lostinamerica

      Linked HERE and HERE, respectively, tell us much of what we need to know. Exceptionally prescient/spot-on, and both should be required reading for every Kossack. (I believe this was Johnson at his best, before he was "bought out" by Pete Peterson...then again, Peterson has made a very feeble attempt at putting forth an illusion that he's bipartisan...but, so have others directly in our government and in our own Party, haven't they?)

      And, then there's Faulkner...

      "The past is never dead. It's not even past."

      William Faulkner, "Requiem for a Nun" (1951)

      "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

      by bobswern on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 10:28:19 AM PDT

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