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Warren Buffett calls for shared sacrifice from the rich; Obama agrees, but will the Super Committee of 12

It’s not exactly breaking news, as billionaire Warren Buffett has been saying for years that the wealthy need to pay more in taxes, but it seems as though this time a few important people, including the President, are paying attention. The following clip comes from Buffett’s op-ed in today’s New York Times: Our leaders have […]

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Dow Chemical given the green light to continue polluting in Michigan

If you read the local papers, you probably saw the awesome news yesterday that Dow Chemical had joined with state and federal funding agencies to launch a $130 million investment fund for Michigan companies. What you probably didn’t read about, however, is the fact that Dow was just given tacit approval by the courts to […]

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