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Why Is Narcissism Increasing Among Young Americans?

Narcissism is a serious social and psychological problem.  The term refers to an inflated view of the self, coupled with relative indifference to others.  People who are high in this trait fail to help others unless there is immediate gain … Continue reading

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Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power

This document presents details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States, and explains how we use these two distributions as power indicators. Some of the information may come as a surprise to many people. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Nasce um novo movimento social nos Estados Unidos

Ler A presença de um amplo leque de sindicatos transformou o perfil do movimento iniciado por algumas centenas de jovens em Nova York, em sua maioria brancos, de universidades privadas, no dia 17 de setembro. Mudou não só em números, … Continue reading

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Latin America: Growth, Stability and Inequalities: Lessons for the US and EU

Read The image of Latin America portrayed by the mass media and held by the educated public is a region of frequent coups, periodical revolutions, perpetual military dictatorships, alternating boom and bust economies and an ever-present International Monetary Fund (IMF) … Continue reading

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Follow the Money: Behind Europe’s Debt Crisis Lurks Another Giant Bailout of Wall Street

Read Today Ben Bernanke added his voice to those who are worried about Europe’s debt crisis. But why exactly should America be so concerned? Yes, we export to Europe – but those exports aren’t going to dry up. And in … Continue reading

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A filosofia por trás do movimento ‘Ocupar Wall Street’

Ler Sem luta contra o capital financeiro, ordenar “austeridade” é ato de crueldade; e ordenar estímulos é ilusão. O FMI e os políticos norteamericanos não querem desafiar a classe financeira. Lá, em Wall Street, Manhattan, norteamericanos comuns decidiram enfrentar, de … Continue reading

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Inequality in America

Read The gap between America’s rich and poor is growing wider, and a new IMF study shows why that inequality is hurting our economy. Nowhere is the divide in America between the haves and have-nots a stark as it is … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street

Read Contemporary society is commodified society, where the economic transaction has become the dominant way of relating to the culture and artifacts of human civilization, over and above all other means of understanding, with any exceptions being considered merely a … Continue reading

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