2011's Most Influential People In Economic News

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Those We Lost In 2011

Once again, the world experienced several million deaths over the course of a year. Five of those people who died were famous.

2011: Politics

Party brinksmanship in Congress has led to the government nearly shutting down on multiple occasions this year.
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2011's Most Influential People In Economic News

Ben Bernanke: As chairman of the Federal Reserve, Bernanke has once again delayed the inevitable future in which we all hunker down in our fortified bunkers and it’s kill or be killed.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn: French economist and former managing director of the International Monetary Fund whose career was briefly interrupted by the worst moment in a woman's life.
The 99%: An economic-equality movement aimed at redistributing the wealth of the nation’s most prosperous one percent, consisting of the nation’s most insufferable one percent.
His Lordship, Chesley Wealthington III: Leader of the 1%, Wealthington sparked the Occupy Wall Street Protests earlier this year with his controversial call for increased trampling of impoverished child amputees.
Warren Buffett: American business leader and self-made billionaire who has increased his wealth even in a weak economy and whose proposal to raise taxes slightly on the upper class to boost American spending on infrastructure clearly shows he doesn't know what the fuck he's doing.
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