You’ve heard it before: America is becoming gradually more and more unequal. The top 5% of the nation’s earners control half of its wealth, and the top 20% bring in 86% of capital income, including interest and stock market gains. 797 more words
Tags » Wealth Inequality
Aug 21, 2014
A new study suggests that 25 percent of troops in active duty, Guard and the Reserve use food banks to provide groceries and meals for themselves or their families. 155 more words
Typical: Americans are joining food banks in record numbers, almost two million homeless people on the streets, yet the bankers thrive. It’s all good. All is well. 117 more words
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Thursday, 07 Aug 2014
The 1 percent is literally rich beyond measure, depriving nations of billions in tax revenue and obscuring shifts in global inequality.