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Kenney says Ottawa will go ahead with income splitting, despite critical report

OTTAWA – Employment Minister Jason Kenney says the Harper government has no intention of backing away from its income splitting pledge, despite a new report concluding the plan would exacerbate income inequality and bestow the most benefits to the West. Kenney made the statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday while debating an NDP motion to do away with the idea. The report by the left …

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21 Charts On US Inequality That Everyone Should See

It's not just Occupy Wall Street protesters that are worried about wealth and income inequality. As noted by Société Générale strategist Albert Edwards , "you don't have to be a communist to conclude that high levels of inequality not only adversely affects long-term growth, but also increases the economy’s vulnerability to recession."

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21 Charts On US Inequality That Everyone Should See

InterOccupy | Occupy Wall Street's Founding Documents

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Check out Occupy Wall Street's founding documents which were accepted by the NYC General Assembly on September 29, 2011. Brought to you by the folks at Occupy Bus Tour. Translations are available in Arabic, French, …

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InterOccupy | Occupy Wall Street's Founding Documents