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As Washington Fiddles over the Fiscal Cliff, the Real Battle Over Inequality Is Happening in the Heartland

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The result has been a degree of inequality this nation hasn't witnessed since the days of the robber barons of the late nineteenth century -- an inequality that's harming our economy as much as it's undermining our democracy.

As Washington fiddles over the fiscal cliff, a larger battle over inequality is being waged all over America.

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Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, has a new film, "Inequality for All," to be released September 27. He blogs at

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So are we going to seek out the root of the inequa... by lvtfan on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:35:30 AM
I really applaud this motive for solving our econo... by David Chester on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:18:29 AM
When are you people going to realize that the bigg... by Sister Begonia on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 12:14:45 PM
Too bad we are always so dumb that we have to see ... by Paul Repstock on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 1:10:33 PM
A previous comment of mine stated that the "Fiscal... by Rico D. on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 3:33:27 PM
>>"Germany isn't funding these countries: th... by Paul Repstock on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 3:51:50 PM
The trouble with my recent comment is that IT IS e... by Rico D. on Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 at 6:59:02 PM
Anyone read Naomi Klein's "The Shock Doctrine". &n... by Samson on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 2:11:28 PM
which along with a multitude of other sources(not ... by Rico D. on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 9:26:56 PM
Any wealth over 10 million should face a Alt Min t... by Poor old Dirt farmer on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 11:03:13 AM
By wealth we mean goods that are the result of app... by David Chester on Monday, Dec 17, 2012 at 3:47:22 AM
According to Reich.Step 1)  Vote for the cand... by Samson on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 at 2:05:14 PM
Funny Mr. Reich probably doesn't even realize the ... by Rico D. on Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 at 9:36:01 PM