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Unfortunately, We Don’t Get to Choose

OLIGARCHY OR DEMOCRACY? By Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)/ OpEdNews/ July 31, 2012 Economically, the United States today has, by far, the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country on earth, and that inequality is worse today … Continue reading

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Deeper in Debt

The New Company Store: The Final Step in the Corporate Takeover of America By John Atcheson/ Common Dreams/ July 11, 2012 Well, here we are, slouching toward another national garage sale in which corporations bid on and buy candidates the … Continue reading

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Numbers That Count: More Billionaires Than Ever

FACTS ABOUT BILLIONAIRES Billionaires in the world: 1,226 (combined wealth: $4.6 Trillion). Billionaires in the United States: 425 (most in the world).                                   The … Continue reading

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The Vulture Chart

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The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Earn Half Of All Capital Gains

By Robert Lenzer Forbes/ Nov. 20, 2011 Capital gains are the key ingredient of income disparity in the US– and the force behind the winner takes all mantra of our economic system. If you want  even out earning power in … Continue reading

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