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Op/ed: Is ‘ethical capitalism’ an oxymoron?

By   /  Friday, December 2nd, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  6 Comments

By Steve Mintz on December 2, 2011 It is quite popular these days to reflect on whether capitalism as an economic system does more harm than good. Critics of capitalism, such as those in the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, claim that the actions of corporate America and Wall Street investment firms contributed to the financial Read More →

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Op/ed: Philanthropy is caught in a game of politics

By   /  Friday, November 11th, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Philanthropy is caught in a game of politics

In spite of the importance of addressing long-term fiscal imbalances, fooling with the philanthropic engine strikes me as short-sighted.

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Op/ed: Flat rate would treat all taxpayers equally

By   /  Friday, October 28th, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Flat rate would treat all taxpayers equally

The current income tax code punishes our economy, rewards special interests and makes the U.S. less competitive globally.

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Op/ed: Wall St. protesters send jumbled messages

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Op/ed: Wall St. protesters send jumbled messages

The call for change has been diluted by the myriad of different calls for change.

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Op/ed: Blame corporate America for class warfare

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  2 Comments

If there is a class warfare that has developed in the U.S., it is because the selfish policies of these institutions.

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Guest op/ed: Cuts to reimbursement will be devastating to state’s health care

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Guest op/ed: Cuts to reimbursement will be devastating to state’s health care

The action of the California Legislature would put the Medicare and MediCal programs on life support.

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Guest op/ed: Heavy burden of regulation is weighing economy down

By   /  Friday, October 7th, 2011  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  2 Comments

Destructive government fiscal and monetary policies are clearly hurting the economy, but overregulation is an unnecessarily self-inflicted wound that can quickly be cured.

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