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Watch: News Anchor Shows Americans Real Size of Wealth Gap—Using American Pie

Posted by on February 2, 2020 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Watch: News Anchor Shows Americans Real Size of Wealth Gap—Using American Pie

A four-minute video that aired on CBS Friday morning was praised for using slices of real pie to show the huge wealth gap in the U.S. #wealthgap

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Shame of the Nation: The 1% Rules and the 99% Lets Them

Posted by on October 6, 2019 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Shame of the Nation: The 1% Rules and the 99% Lets Them

A smallish group of shockingly wealthy households around the world — especially in America — is gaining more and more power along with their wealth. It seems our decision-makers in Washington have done their best to make wealth inequality even worse. #99percent

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As Handful of Billionaire Families Grab Nation’s Wealth for Themselves, New Report Details How Dynasties Rig US Economy

Posted by on October 31, 2018 in Economy with 0 Comments
As Handful of Billionaire Families Grab Nation’s Wealth for Themselves, New Report Details How Dynasties Rig US Economy

As millions of American workers and households find themselves in an increasingly precarious economic position—unable, for instance, to afford a $400 emergency payment—these dynastic families have seen their already staggering wealth grow thousands of percentage points over the past three decades, contributing to the growing gulf between the ultra-rich and everyone else and giving a few billionaires disproportionate power to shape public policy.

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A Sweet New Century for America’s Most Privileged While Wealth Inequality Is Spectacularly Worse

Posted by on July 17, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 2 Comments
A Sweet New Century for America’s Most Privileged While Wealth Inequality Is Spectacularly Worse

Something went horribly wrong over the last quarter of the 20th century that drastically increased the wealth. And what has happened so far in century 21? It seems our decision makers in Washington have done their best to make things even worse.

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Bernie Sanders: What Happened to the American Dream?

Posted by on April 10, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Bernie Sanders: What Happened to the American Dream?

Senator Bernie Sanders discusses wealth inequality and how America has become an oligarchy during a Senate floor speech.

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