Tag Archives: wealth

AND THE POOR GET POORER

Some Filthy Facts About the Rich By Paul Buchheit/ Nation of Change/ August 26, 2013 First of all, who are they? Mostly the 1%. But the top 2-5% have also done quite well, increasing their inflation-adjusted wealth by 75 percent from 1983 … Continue reading

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MITT ROMNEY: UPPER CLASS WARRIOR

What Mitt Romney Really Represents By Robert Reich/ robertreich.org/ September 21, 2012 It’s not just his giant income or the low tax rates he pays on it. And it’s not just the videotape of him berating almost half of America, … Continue reading

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WHY OCCUPY? WHY NOW?

Plutonomy and the Precariat:  On the History of the US Economy in Decline by Noam Chomsky/ TomDispatch.com/ May 8, 2012 The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. Unprecedented, in fact. There’s never been anything like it that I … Continue reading

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