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Connections: Is it too difficult for most Americans to accumulate wealth?

Has it gotten too hard to strike it rich in America? Economics writer and professor Noah Smith says it has. Writing for Bloomberg, Smith writes that...
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Mon, 08/26/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Is it time to break up big companies?

Is it time to break up big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook? Senator Elizabeth Warren says yes, and she’s offered a detailed plan for how to do...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:00am
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Connections: Exploring a Chase Bank tweet that caused controversy

Chase Bank posted a tweet that went viral, and led to an apology. But should the bank have apologized? Chase offered advice on how customers could...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:53am
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Connections: Sayak Valencia on "Gore Capitalism"

Sayak Valencia is a transfeminist scholar and activist who is in Rochester this week to talk to local students about the realities of immigration. She...
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Tue, 01/29/2019 - 10:08am
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Connections: Discussing capitalism

According to recent polls, less than half of young Americans – 45 percent – view capitalism positively. Researchers at Gallup say that represents a 12...
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Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:27am
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Connections: What is social impact investing?

Do companies have a responsibility to respond to social challenges? Earlier this month, the investment firm BlackRock sent a letter to its public and...
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Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:33am
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