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OWS Continues After Shutdowns

When two of the most high profile groups, “Occupy Wall Street” and “Occupy Oakland” encampments in New York City and Oakland, California, were shut down earlier this week by local police, the demonstrators did not go quietly, and vowed to

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Commentary: Time for Tax Cuts

What do you do if you find a fat wallet in the street, apparently lost? It has identification in it, so you know whom it belongs to, but it also contains a lot of money. There are tempting alternatives. Keep

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Europe’s Economy is On Life Support

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has lost the fight for the life of his government , as Italy’s bond yields (the country’s cost of borrowing) surged over the critical 7% mark. He has promised to resign once Italian lawmakers pass the

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China, Not Greece

Hardly a day goes by that we are not treated to one report or another about the Chinese economy.  One day the report is about how the Chinese economy will overtake the U.S. economy as the largest in the world

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OWS Goes Global

The growing phenomenon of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations that spread across the US over the last few weeks, has now gone global. New demonstrations sprang up in Rome, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. The anti-capitalism, pro-entitlement  tone that the

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