Archive for share the wealth

VIDEO: Wealth Inequality for Dummies

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Watch the full episode. See more PBS NewsHour.

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VIDEO- Lee Camp: "This Video Is For Rich People Only"

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My funny, astute pal Lee Camp came up with another winner:

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In today's Moment of Clarity I tell people making over $1 Million per year how they can stay rich forever. It's very simple. Just follow these tried-and-true instructions. -- Also get the MOC podcast at www.bit.ly/MOCitunes

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Chart: Rich getting richer, poor getting poorer

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By GottaLaff

Via The Nation:


It's always easier to grasp the overwhelming with a visual:

The gap between the top 1% and everyone else hasn't been this bad since the Roaring Twenties


Taegan:


Business Insider: "The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. Cliché, sure, but it's also more true than at any time since the Gilded Age."

And by creating that kind of gap, the wealthy can create the America that suits them. Equality goes out the window, the ability to buy candidates is exponentially facilitated, and democracy as we know it, or rather knew it, ceases to exist.

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