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  • MORE THOUGHTS ABOUT INCOME & WEALTH DISPARITIES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard University room-mate was Chris Hughes. Hughes was raised in poverty in an Appalachian community by his middle-class parents who faithfully attended church each Sunday. Just by LUCK he ended up as Mark Zuckerberg’s room-mate with an opportunity to participate in the intellectual...
  • Two Retiree Incomes; Same Needs

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR As a commentator on issues which I believe are of interest to many EO’s readers, I decided to convey to you my personal experience Thanksgiving Day at a festive family meeting in San Francisco. During the meal, an 83 year old widowed neighbor told me...
  • BALANCING INCOME DISPARITIES

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Much concern exists regarding the economic disparities extant in the American domestic economy. Those concerned with ‘income disparities’ have tried to use ‘income tax credits’ (IRS rebates to those having very low gross incomes). The challenge is to motivate those low income individuals to actually...