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Income Equality Time Line

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Income Inequality March 19, 2016 - Inequality.org Income includes the revenue streams from wages, salaries, interest on a savings account, dividends from shares of stock, rent, and profits from selling something for more than you paid for it. Income inequality refers to the extent to which income is distributed in an uneven manner among a Read More […] Read More

Campaign Finance Reform Time Line

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Outside spending for 2016 hits $200m February 12, 2016 - OpenSecrets.org This election cycle is flush with outside spending. As of today, super PACs, social welfare 501(c)(4) groups, trade associations, unions, parties and others (corporations, individuals etc) have spent $203.4 million this cycle. By this time in 2014, they’d spent less than half that much,  Center Read More […] Read More

Nuclear Nonproliferation Time Line

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February 02, 2016 - Council on Foreign Relations Scope of the Challenge Nuclear weapons proliferation, whether by state or nonstate actors, poses one of the greatest threats to international security today. Iran's apparentefforts to acquire nuclear weapons, what amounts to North Korean nuclear blackmail, and the revelation of the A.Q. Khan black market nuclear network Read More […] Read More

Gun Control Time Line

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Obama details executive action on gun restrictions (January 4th, 2016 - The Washington Post) The Obama administration on Monday unveiled a series of new executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence and making some political headway on one of the most frustrating policy areas of President Obama’s tenure. The package, which Obama plans to announce Read More […] Read More

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