Here's my first blog post for night – I'm blogging from the CET time zone (6+ hours before people even start voting!). This is my Fb post, and I will be adding context info all day, then when the election starts at 1am (my time) I will blog the results. Not sure how late I want to do this however.

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The American Economy Is Rigged
– And what we can do about it
By Joseph E. Stiglitz
scientificamerican.com/article
'...America has long outdone others in its level of inequality, but in the past 40 years it has reached new heights. Whereas the income share of the top 0.1 percent has more than quadrupled and that of the top 1 percent has almost doubled, that of the bottom 90 percent has declined. Wages at the bottom, adjusted for inflation, are about the same as they were some 60 years ago! In fact, for those with a high school education or less, incomes have fallen over recent decades. Males have been particularly hard hit, as the U.S. has moved away from manufacturing industries into an economy based on services...'

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