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Monday, August 26, 2013

Salon.com: Mark Zuckerberg's new super-PAC prospectus reminds us he's ready to "move fast and break things," democracy included.

The poor we shall always have with us,” said the Bible, and lately there are more of the poor than ever—over 50 million at last count. But that doesn’t stop wealthy Americans from saying things that reek of insensitivity and callousness toward those less fortunate than themselves, which nowadays is pretty much everybody.

 

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