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This Is What Plutocracy Looks Like
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oligarchy, Trump regime, economic injustice, working class, jobs, income )

Freya
- 127 days ago - counterpunch.org
Mr. Trump is the quintessential plutocrat - a self-interested man of inherited means and limited life experience who stumbled upward through political economy engineered to benefit his class.
35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income inequality, economic injustice, wealth, poverty, income, earnings, wages )

Freya
- 856 days ago - alternet.org
While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it.
Support House Bill 8 to Raise Georgia's Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, wages, minimum wage, petitions, employment, income, workers )

Freya
- 984 days ago - change.org
House Bill 8 is a proposed bill in the 2015 Georgia General Assembly that will ensure that workers will receive a livable wage by raising the state minimum wage to $15/hour effective January 1, 2016.
Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

Lynn
- 1057 days ago - commondreams.org
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
Wealth and Inequality in America - 15 Facts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, inequality, wealth, income, wealth distribution, social mobility, tax )

Kit
- 2563 days ago - businessinsider.com
The gap between the top 1% and everyone else hasn't been this bad since the Roaring 20's... poor Americans have a SLIM CHANCE of rising to the upper middle class..income tax is getting lower and lower for the rich...
The Nation's Talent Is Concentrated in The Top 1% of the Population
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, inequity, disparity, wealth, distribution, IRS, bush, skills, gaps, poor, class, worsening, fortunes )

Sam
- 3693 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The richest one percent of Americans earned a postwar record of 21.2 percent of all income in 2005, reflecting a widening income disparity among different classes in the nation, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing new IRS data.
   

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