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Grim Numbers from the 2014 Global Wealth Report

Posted by on October 28, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Grim Numbers from the 2014 Global Wealth Report

We seem helpless, both in the U.S. and around the world, to stop the incessant flow of wealth to an elitist group of people who are simply building on their existing riches.

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Why We Should Be Seething with Anger over Inequality

Posted by on October 13, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Why We Should Be Seething with Anger over Inequality

It was recently reported that Americans greatly underestimate the degree of inequality in our country. If we were given proper media coverage of the endless takeaway of our country’s wealth by the super-rich, we would be infuriated. And we would be taking it personally.

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It Happened Again: How 14 People Made More Money Than the Entire Food Stamp Budget for 50,000,000 People

Posted by on October 6, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
It Happened Again: How 14 People Made More Money Than the Entire Food Stamp Budget for 50,000,000 People

For the second year in a row, America’s richest 14 individuals made more from their annual investments than the $80 billion provided for people in need of food. Nearly half of the food-deprived are children. Perversely, the food stamp program was CUT because of a lack of federal funding.

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