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9 Things The Rich Don't Want You To Know About Taxes

As millions of Americans prepare to file their annual taxes, they do so in an environment of media-perpetuated tax myths. Here are a few points about taxes and the economy that you may not know, to consider as you prepare to file your taxes.
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  David Cay Johnston  |  04-14-2011  |  Economy

Meet the Rebel Economists Who Predicted the Financial Collapsenew

The economics profession has been dominated by the disciples of the late free-market guru Milton Friedman and others of the Chicago School, so named because of their prominence on the faculty of the University of Chicago. But for decades, there has been an overshadowed (and at times bitterly ridiculed) alternative group of economists who have long been warning that the Neoclassical orthodoxy was missing the boat and leading us astray.
Artvoice  |  Ted Schmidt and Bruce Fisher  |  10-02-2009  |  Economy

Thanks a Lot, Milton Friedmannew

The worst thing that can happen to an economist is for the politicians to come over to his side and actually implement his grand idea. This week, the men who did the task for Friedman in the United States, or at least some of them, had to sift through the rubble in a very public and self-conscious way and explain why it all turned out so badly.
Arkansas Times  |  Ernest Dumas  |  10-03-2008  |  Economy

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