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Swimming With the Debt Sharks

Debt is one of the United States’ most stringently enforced promises. At least, that’s true for those who cannot afford a high-powered legal team to fight it out in court. It’s also true for the unfortunate many who don’t work alongside revolving-door regulators who write and “enforce” the rules governing their once and future employers….


Our United States of Indebtedness

The conventional wisdom says that the United States is more divided than ever. At least, that’s according to network number crunchers and political pundits armed with snazzy, interactive maps. They tell the perennially sad story of the United States’ deep divisions in distinct juxtapositions of red and blue. But the simple, mathematical fact is that…