Photo by Nick Dolding via Getty images. Wednesday's post on the release of 2011 census economic data brought the predictably downbeat news that inequality continued to increase in America last year, as it has for decades.

Dominick Aldridga, 8, stands with his family at a mobile food pantry distribution point in Deposit, New York. According to the 2010 Census, 15.72 percent the population serviced by this mobile pantry live at or below the federal poverty…

( {"video_url": "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WswgoQZ8xHI"} ) On this page, we like to feature monetary minstrel Jon Shayne, a Nashville investment manager whose nom de croon is Merle Hazard. Merle has written and sung such classics as H-E-D-G-E, In…

Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday's query: Name: Brian Christopher Question: Hi, Paul. Just read your post on Keynes vs. Say's…

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