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Source: Common Domain

New film documents ‘wealth culture’ addiction spiralling out of control

Sunday 18:11 GMT

With her new movie “Generation Wealth”, which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, Emmy-award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield has chronicled a relatively unexplored addiction: “Wealth culture” addiction. Greenfield is best known for her 2012 documentary, “The Queen of Versailles”, which colorfully depicted the doomed quest of billionaire David Siegel and his wife Jackie Siegel to build a 90,000 square-foot home in Orlando.

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Source: BBC

Commonwealth makes secret succession plans

Wednesday 04:16 GMT

A whole section of his website is devoted to the Commonwealth, noting that he has visited 41 out of 53 countries and has been a "proud supporter" for more than four decades.

A second source said the issue of the succession is expected to be discussed by Commonwealth leaders on the margins of the summit, particularly when they meet without officials "on retreat" at Windsor Castle. The Queen was proclaimed Head of the Commonwealth at her coronation when she was head of state in seven of its eight members.

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Source: BBC

Commonwealth makes secret succession plans

Wednesday 04:16 GMT

A whole section of his website is devoted to the Commonwealth, noting that he has visited 41 out of 53 countries and has been a "proud supporter" for more than four decades.

A second source said the issue of the succession is expected to be discussed by Commonwealth leaders on the margins of the summit, particularly when they meet without officials "on retreat" at Windsor Castle. The Queen was proclaimed Head of the Commonwealth at her coronation when she was head of state in seven of its eight members.

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Source: The Guradian

Commonwealth group to meet amid reports it will discuss Queen's successor

Wednesday 07:01 GMT

A “high-level” group of Commonwealth leaders are meeting to review the governance of the Commonwealth nations – amid a report that the group will also discuss the succession to Queen Elizabeth when she dies.

At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2015 the Queen told Commonwealth leaders she could not “wish to have been better supported and represented in the Commonwealth than by the Prince of Wales who continues to give so much to it with great distinction”.

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Source: CBS News

One way to help America's middle class Redistribute wealth

Thursday 10:51 GMT

Consider that the U.S. economic expansion during the last century, and more recent expansions in China and India, were driven largely by the growth of the middle class.

This shift could take several forms, according to Bain, such as taxing wealth and income at higher rates, or expanding existing social safety net programs. To encourage businesses to hire humans instead of robots, governments could impose a robot tax, or conversely, subsidize employment of humans.

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Source: Common Domain

For Black History Month, a look at African-American home ownership

Thursday 20:02 GMT

In honor of a monthly celebration of African-American history and achievement, here’s a reminder that there are still deep racial inequities in the housing market – and that many of them fall disproportionately on African-Americans.

2016, African-American homeownership declined nearly 6 percentage points, more than any other racial group and double the decline among whites.


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