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Ben Page: The rich are different -- and influential

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A new study shows that the rich have different priorities than the rest of us and the government listens to them and not us, according to a new study by Political Science Professors Benjamin Page and Larry Bartels.  The study, "What Americans Really Think About Economic Inequality" reveals that it is the rich, not the middle class, who are driving the debate on the debt, cutting the budget and lower taxes.  

"War on Women" may have been an issue in the 2012 campaign, but it is a reality in the MIdle East and "traditional countries".  From public gang rapes in Cairo's Tahir square to everyday rape in India to revenge rape and genital knifing in Tunisia, womn are bing mutilated and killed in Muslim and deveoping counries for fighting back. The real "clash of civilations" is over the role of women.  And women are fighting back.

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