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  •  Yes, I have seen this before. (4+ / 0-)

    It is the deep cynicism of realizing we have a global economy and, in reaction thereto, the embrace of massive inequality and fraudulent scarcity in light thereof by those still left with a few crumbs.

    "To recognize error, to cut losses, to alter course, is the most repugnant option in government." Historian Barbara Tuchman

    by Publius2008 on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 07:54:03 AM PDT

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    •  'Those still left' (2+ / 0-)
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      nextstep, bsegel

      Living standards for most of humanity are rising sharply.

       It doesn't look that way in rich countries where median salaries are multiple times the global median, but it's true.

      (-5.50,-6.67): Left Libertarian
      Leadership doesn't mean taking a straw poll and then just throwing up your hands. -Jyrinx

      by Sparhawk on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 08:00:18 AM PDT

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