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New on LLRX – Will America’s libraries miss out while Harvard grows still richer? Library endowment could help

Via LLRX.com –Will America’s libraries miss out while Harvard grows still richer? Library endowment could help. David Rothman is an indefatigable advocate for a national library endowment. He states: “Just ten Americans are together worth more than half a trillion … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain May Have Been Richer Than First Assumed

Famous television chef Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in France in June and his will was filed in a Manhattan court last week, determining that his worth totaled approximately $1.2 million. The will though also included language that implied that he… … Continue reading

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More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer

Someone struggling to pay rent in Philadelphia does not care whether the San Francisco Board of Supervisors grants a permit for a new apartment building in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood. But maybe they should. According to a recent paper, … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Executives Get Richer While Crew Members Get Poorer

In a proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Royal Caribbean Cruises disclosed that its 2010 compensation paid to CEO Richard Fain (photo left) increased almost 60% to $8,600,000. Royal Caribbean increased the compensation paid to the company's four … Continue reading

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Britains Wealthy Getting Richer

According to Richard Woods, Super-rich treble wealth in last 10 years, Times Online, April 29, 2007, the rich are getting richer in Britain.The 260% rise in the wealth of Britain’s richest contrasts with a 120% average wealth increase for the… … Continue reading

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