The richest man in the world also opposes raising the minimum wage, and believes that in order to prevent the social unrest that comes with mass unemployment the government should appeal to the better natures of large corporations by eliminating corporate and payroll taxes in order to encourage them to employ people they apparently won’t need.
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|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 3, 2012 1:40 pm|
Reports indicate fresh clashes with riot police inside Tehran, Iran today, but they do not have necessarily the same rationale as the Arab uprising. These stem from the collapse of the Iranian currency, a direct result of international sanctions on the Islamic Republic over their nuclear program.
|By: David Dayen Friday February 10, 2012 11:41 am|
Greece has agreed to new bailout terms, with brutal austerity measures attached, but Eurozone finance ministers don’t believe the Greeks will follow through, so they’ve held up the provision of the funding.