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How America is reverting back to the feudal age

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[ad_1] America’s birth represented a dramatic break from the past. Save for a few vestiges of the old European feudal order, mostly in the plantation economy of the Deep South, there was no hereditary nobility, no national church and, thanks to George Washington’s modesty, no royal authority. At least among …

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Trump calls Warren ‘Pocahontas,’ knocks wealth tax

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[ad_1] President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will ‘temporarily hold off’ on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE on Saturday night told the Israeli American Council …

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Home ownership no longer sure path to wealth

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[ad_1] So, why is this the case?  Firstly, residential property, like many other investments, has benefited from strong tailwinds of structurally lower interest rates. We are now at the point where each rate cut from the RBA is a record low. Policies designed to push rates even lower could be …

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America’s Reluctance To Tax Wealth Has Its Roots In Slavery

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[ad_1] Billionaire Bill Gates has become a vocal opponent of wealth taxes. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via … [+] AP) ASSOCIATED PRESSThe notion America’s wealthiest individuals do not pay enough taxes has widespread political support, and several Democratic politicians and presidential candidates have strong proposals for various forms of wealth taxes. …

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Professor examines Minnesota’s ties to slaveholder wealth

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[ad_1] ST. CLOUD, Minn. — After years of researching censuses, archives and newspapers, a St. Cloud State University professor has published a book examining the ways slaveholders invested in Minnesota communities, including St. Cloud’s. “Slavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders and the North Star State,” written by Christopher Lehman, a professor of …

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