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Nelson Schwartz
I write about economics for The New York Times. Uncovering what I call the Velvet Rope Economy. Proud University of Chicago grad.
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 16
Thank you for sharing your amazing story!
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Farhad Manjoo Sep 13
This by about the decade after the financial collapse is really fantastic. The Recovery Threw the Middle-Class Dream Under a Benz
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Bob Goetz Sep 14
“Ten years after the financial crisis, getting ahead by going to work every day seems quaint, akin to using the phone book to find a number” — outstanding read via ⁦
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 13
Thanks-the aftershocks are still being felt.
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NYT Business Sep 13
The most profound scar from the Great Recession is that the uneven nature of the recovery compounded a long-term imbalance in the accumulation of wealth. As a consequence, what it means to be secure has changed, our writes.
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 12
Replying to @TheMidPod
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The Midterms Podcast Sep 12
This is *the read* today from . We need to decide if we can go on tolerating this much unfairness in our society.
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 12
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Fabian Pfeffer Sep 12
"Ten years after the financial crisis, the scars are still with us"; by : Some additional thoughts here: For "wealth as a safety net" don't miss: by
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 12
Replying to @Brian_Donlon @nytimes
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Sam Dolnick Sep 12
“Maybe it was inevitable that when half the population watches its wages stagnate while the other half gets rich in the market, the result is President Donald Trump and Brexit.” Important and clear step back story by ⁦
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Motoko Rich Sep 12
“Ten years after the financial crisis, getting ahead by going to work every day seems quaint, akin to using the phone book to find a number or renting a video at Blockbuster” ⁦
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Jonathan Mahler Sep 12
“Ten years after the financial crisis, the notion of getting ahead by going to work every day seems quaint.” ⁦⁩ on how the last decade has crushed the middle class.
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 12
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Tom Acitelli Sep 12
"Ten years after the financial crisis, getting ahead by going to work every day seems quaint, akin to using the phone book to find a number or renting a video at Blockbuster." Amazing piece from
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Nelson Schwartz Sep 12
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Steve Lohr Sep 12
Smart piece by digging into how the financial crisis worsened the wealth gap.
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Michael Corkery Sep 12
Amazing line up of stories today on 2008 crisis anniversary from . This one by lays bare how the crisis destroyed the American dream of getting ahead.
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Ranita Jain Sep 12
A decade after this debacle, the typical middle-class family’s net worth is still more than $40,000 below where it was in 2007, according to the Federal Reserve. Another nice piece by
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