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Responsible Wealth: Shareholder Action

— Jessica

Koch Brothers: The Welfare Billionaires

— Shannon M.
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Individual success is the result of gumption and hard work. But equality important are the supports provided by society and sponsored by government. Being entirely "self-made" is a mth; the reality is it takes a village to foster personal and business success. Learn more at selfmademyth.org.

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The Self-Made Myth

— Shannon M.

The Self-Made Myth: And The Truth About How Government Helps Businesses and Individuals Succeed exposes the false claim that business success is the result of heroic individual effort with little or no outside help. Brian Miller and Mike Lapham bust the myth and present profiles of business leaders who recognize the public investments and supports that made their success possible—including Warren Buffett, Ben Cohen of Ben and Jerry’s, New Belgium Brewing CEO Kim Jordan, and others. Currently available for pre-order; to be released in March 2012.

Yahoo! Income Inequality is Reaching Mainstream Media!

— Maz
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UFE has been working to raise public awareness of economic inequality for 15 years, so this is certainly call for excitement. Yahoo News' video on income inequality, the first in their "Remake America" series, is accessible and deserving of the most views you can help to generate.

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

— Shannon M.
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The rules that shape our economy have been influenced by the super-wealthy over the past 30 years, and tilted in their favor. Here's how. (See sources here.)

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