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US Election 2016: Two Socialists, a Plutarchist, an Oligopolist and a Vulgarist

Updated 9 September 2016. Created by janroe 30 May 2016.

The US 2016 election's top five presidential candidates in a nutshell, with voting advice.

In alphabetical order: Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein, Donald Trump.
We go into the details of each candidate. And conclude who to vote for, and why.

CEO Pay Curtailed

Updated 9 September 2016. Created by janroe 4 March 2013.

Who would have thought it. The Swiss successfully limited CEO pay. How did they do it?

"The People Against Rip-Off - Vote Yes on 3 March 2013" reads one of the campaign texts of the anti "Rip-Off Initiative".

The US Second Amendment and Gun Ownership

Updated 9 September 2016. Created by janroe 31 January 2013.

#1 with 30330 reads on 31 December 2015

Leader in Private Gun Ownership

"The US has the highest gun ownership rate in the world - an average arsenal of 88 guns per 100 people. That puts it first in the world for gun ownership - even the number two country, Yemen, has significantly fewer - 54.8 per 100 people". (Quote: The Guardian)

Higher Taxes for the Rich?

Updated 9 September 2016. Created by janroe 6 December 2012.

This is the question holding up the passage of a national budget in the United States.

On one side there's a newly re-elected President who championed that the rich, the upper 1-2% must go back to paying their fair share of taxes, the rate that they paid earlier, before the Bush tax holidays. With him is the Democratic minority in the House of Representatives, while the party holds a majority in the Senate.

The Libor Banking Fraud

Updated 28 August 2016. Created by janroe 3 August 2012.

We examine what Libor is, how it is determined, what the scandal is about, and who benefited and lost out. The article looks at aspects of self-regulation in the financial and banking sector. It offers information and opinion, but is not intended as actionable financial or legal advice.

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