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CONNECTIONS: Is America becoming an oligarchy?

Today, 1 percent controls 90 percent of the wealth. Will there be an unstoppable shift away from democracy?

Alan Chartock: Gov. Cuomo’s student assistance plan isn’t free — or fair

Glick is the chair of the Committee on Higher Education in the Assembly and she seems a little ticked off about a tuition assistance program that she believes doesn’t live up to its promises.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

President Donald Trump’s accusation that a federal watchdog has devastated the financial industry is unsupported by the evidence that banks like best: profits.

ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

Trump’s chief economic adviser has had to admit that they broke their promise that the middle class would benefit most.

EDGE WISE: An investment in public education is an investment in our future

Our local issue over the upgrading of Monument Mountain Regional High School is about the increasing stratification of American society. Public education is the one American social institution that can maintain the social mobility upon which our nation was founded.
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