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BOOK TOUR: Sign Up for a Book Event Near You

February 29, 2012 — Shannon M.
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The Self-Made Myth co-authors, Brian Miller and Mike Lapham, will be on tour in 2012 discussing the book as it relates to the national dialogue and the public policy decisions before us. Some of the remarkable individuals profiled in The Self-Made Myth will join Mike and Brian in select cities.

Deconstructing the Self-Made Myth

February 27, 2012 — Shannon M.

Bustin' the Self-Made Myth

February 24, 2012 — Shannon M.
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The "self-made man" is as American as a Norman Rockwell image. It is also just as overly romanticized and wholly separated from reality. Indeed, the notion that individual success is entirely autonomous has dangerous policy implications. It's time to do some myth bustin' and put the "self-made myth" to rest, once and for all.

Koch Brothers: The Welfare Billionaires

February 23, 2012 — Shannon M.

Ross Perot: The Healthcare Billionaire

February 21, 2012 — Shannon M.

Donald Trump: The Bailout Billionaire

February 13, 2012 — Shannon M.
Self-Made Myth: Donald Trump

The Self-Made Myth

February 13, 2012 — Shannon M.

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

September 30, 2011 — Shannon M.

11 Things the Wealthiest Americans Can Buy for the U.S.

July 7, 2011 — Shannon M.
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New Report: Flip It to Fix It

May 25, 2011 — Shannon M.
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States are facing their largest decline in revenue on record. The response from elected officials has been downright harmful, shortsighted, and economically unsound. Cutting to get out of a deficit is like digging to get out of a ditch. It puts everything we value at risk. And as we state in our new report—Flip It to Fix It: it doesn’t have to be this way.

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