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Tue Sept 13 2011 7:30p Wealth Redistribution

Wealth Redistribution Facilitated by Mitch & Tiffany Spence - Is wealth redistribution a good thing? If so, what methods of redistribution are best? - How well does the earned-income tax credit work at redistributing wealth? - Why has mandated wealth redistribution consistently failed over and over in history? - What, if any, alternatives work better? 1) Warren Buffet: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich 2) The New Resentment of the Poor 3) Is the US Welfare State growing or declining? If you prefer, here are a couple short video clips: 4) Americans' redistribution of wealth to the poor (Robert Moffitt) 5) The life you could save (Stephen Colbert) 6) Class Warfare (John Stewart)