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Our economic problem in two graphs

I would like to explain part of our economic problem with two simple graphs – income and productivity. First, it is clear that most of us have been working hard and yet we aren’t getting ahead. So in spite of working hard our income went down over the last 10 years. I’m sure that there are some folks who will stand up and say that the American worker has gotten soft. They would say that we aren’t working harder. Well, they would be wrong. Simply put, productivity has increased over the last 30 years, but wages have been flat. We’re working harder

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Us verses Them

Don’t tell me the problem is with Obama or the American worker. The problem is this country it that a greater and greater share of the wealth is going to the top. It is that simple.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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