The 1% experiences income growth while the 99% struggles

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Incomes Flat in Recovery, but Not for the 1%

By Published: February 15, 2013

WASHINGTON — Incomes rose more than 11 percent for the top 1 percent of earners during the economic recovery, but not at all for everybody else, according to new data.

The numbers, produced by Emmanuel Saez, an economist at the [...]

Save the US, Take Down the Top One Percent, Take Back Our Country!

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Economic oppression has stolen US democracy and is killing Americans. Time to take down the top one percent and restore economic freedom.

by Joel S. Hirschhorn (libertarian) |

Massive economic inequality is killing America and we the people. It has already killed American democracy. The rich have captured the political system so they could manipulate the economy and benefit unfairly. Economic freedom and opportunity is gone. [...]

Joseph Stiglitz on the Budget and ‘the 1%’

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz was Amy Goodman’s timely guest on “Democracy Now!” on Thursday, giving his much-needed perspective on the proposed 2012 budget and his must-read Vanity Fair article, “Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%.”

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