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On Thom's show today, he mentioned how he benefited from Jimmy Carter's deregulation of the travel industry and Ronald Reagan's capital gains tax cut. If it weren't for those policies, we may not be listening to him today.

Ronald Reagan's father worked for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) from FDR's New Deal and probably could not have afforded to send him to college without that job. Ayn Rand received a $10.00 stipend of every performance of the play she wrote after it left Broadway from the WPA.

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Who Should an Economy Serve?

The top one percent own half of all the world's assets. In stark contrast, the bottom fifty percent of the world owns less than one percent. According to the 2014 Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse, global inequality has surged since the 2008 financial collapse. The report explains that while global wealth has more than doubled since the year 2000, the vast majority of overall growth has gone to those who were already wealthy.

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