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Metro

Andrew Solomon on Assisted Suicide, Brittany Maynard and Death with Dignity

By Eva Kis — November 11, 2014

The end of a life is inevitably tragic — but what if an even bigger tragedy could be avoided by hastening it? That was the eventuality that 29-year-old Brittany Maynard… more

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Salon

Why Income Inequality Is America’s Biggest (and Most Difficult) Problem

By Sean McElwee — October 26, 2014

But, here’s the problem: The same political forces that allowed the 1 percent to take our political system hostage have only worsened in the past decade. As Nick Hanauer notes… more

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Opportunity Lives

CONSERVATIVE AND LIBERAL SCHOLARS DEBATED INCOME INEQUALITY. WHO WON?

By Carrie Sheffield — October 24, 2014

MANHATTAN — “Working hard is the backbone of the American Dream,” words from progressive economist Elise Gould’s opening statement in Wednesday’s Intelligence Squared debate about inequality hold bipartisan appeal. Yet… more

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Bloomberg

Recent Income Gains Have Gone to the Rich

By Bloomberg TV — October 23, 2014

“Unintended Consequences” Author Edward Conard, Economic Policy Institute Economist Elise Gould and Bloomberg View Columnist Mohamed El-Erian discuss the Intelligence Squared U.S. income inequality debate on “In The Loop.” El-Erian’s… more

Demos

What the Intelligence Squared Inequality Debate Missed—The Politics of Inequality

By Sean McElwee — October 23, 2014

Last night, I had the honor of attending an Intelligence Squared debate on the proposition that, “Income Inequality Impairs the American Dream of Upward Mobility.” It was an engrossing debate.… more

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