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Who benefits the most from tax breaks? The answer is, generally, the upper middle class and above who benefit enormously from deductions and exclusions.
–from The Atlantic
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Between now and 2060, the progression towards a demographic “rectangle,” rather than the traditional triangle shown in 1950, will have taken shape. These are part of an extensive and insightful Pew Research project about shifting US age and race demography.
–from Pew Research
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Since 1999, the share of stay at home moms has increased 6%, though it is still down 20% since 1967.
–from the Pew Research Center
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While most of the top 10% of Americans gain their wealth through labor, the deeper one goes into the top 1%, the more income is derived from capital.
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Employment levels for women have increased above their pre-recession peak, but men continue to find less employment than they did prior to the start of the recession.
from the Wall St Journal
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Support for marijuana legalization has grown strikingly amongst millenials, of whom 70% support legalization efforts.
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Between 2004 and 2014, the value of a taxi medallion increased 336%, while S&P stock index increased 64.5%. With the impending popularity of car hire services like Über, the taxi market will have the potential for upsets for the first time in decades.
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California’s water supply issues are not new. As the population continues increasing, the water supply has been receding since the late 1990′s, with a recent and dramatic decline in the past few years.
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This chart shows the amount of sunlight by latitude and time of year. Today’s equinox runs along the left-most blue line at 80 days. For American latitude reference, the Canadian-US border runs along the 49th Parallel and the California-Mexico border is at the 28th Parallel
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Artists tend to come from wealthier families than doctors, but not as wealthy as those producing lawyers and financial analysts.
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