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  • Sean shared from Taking On Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by STEVEN ERLANGER
    The rate of growth of income from capital is several times larger than the rate of economic growth, meaning a comparatively shrinking share going to income earned from wages, which rarely increase faster than overall economic activity.
  • Sean shared from Taking On Adam Smith (and Karl Marx) in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by STEVEN ERLANGER
    Wealth was best achieved in these stories through a clever marriage; everyone knew that inherited land and capital was the only way to live well, since labor alone would not produce sufficient income. He wondered how that assumption had changed.
  • Sean shared from In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by PETER BAKER
    The administration’s priority is to hold together an international consensus against Russia, including even China, its longtime supporter on the United Nations Security Council.
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  • Sean shared from In Cold War Echo, Obama Strategy Writes Off Putin in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by PETER BAKER
    Just as the United States resolved in the aftermath of World War II to counter the Soviet Union and its global ambitions, Mr. Obama is focused on isolating President Vladimir V. Putin’s Russia by cutting off its economic and political ties to the outside world, limiting its expansionist ambitions in its own neighborhood and effectively making it a pariah state.
  • Sean shared from Deadly Shootout Underscores Fragile Truce in Eastern Ukraine in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by ANDREW E. KRAMER
    “We thought nothing would happen because it was the holy night,” said Yevgeny Bondarenko, 62, who said he had been there to celebrate Easter with the people at the checkpoint. “Who can we trust now?”
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