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Another World Is Possible, Without the 1%
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, government, wealth, income inequality, activists, 'World Social Forum', rights, humans, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, corruption, safety, women, education )

Carrie
- 1546 days ago - commondreams.org
Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality.
Rand Paul Roils Wealthy GOP Donor Conference By Wearing Wrong Style of Pants
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, wealth, standards, society, culture, priorities, ethics, humans, interesting, politics, government, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 1596 days ago - dailykos.com
Everyone involved with this deserves exactly what they get. Yes, Rand Paul is in big trouble with the American megadonor class, and it's because he does not know how to dress himself according to their wealthy gilded conservative old fart standards.
Infuriating Facts About Our Disappearing Middle-Class Wealth
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, wealth, middle class, society, ethics, news, sadness, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1686 days ago - rawstory.com
A recent posting detailed how upper middle class Americans are rapidly losing ground to the one-percenters who averaged $5 million in wealth gains over just three years. It also noted that the global 1% has increased their wealth...
Then They Fight You: Plutocrats on the Defensive Against Social Justice Movements
Society & Culture  (tags: Billionaire, United States, inequality, wealth, Tom Perkins, social justice, democracy )

Sheryl
- 1698 days ago - occupy.com
What is it like to be a billionaire in the United States? According to billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins, wealth is a burden made "unbearable" by people of lesser incomes when they demand equality.
Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, income, economy, wages, wealth, solutions )

Freya
- 1758 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Having poor people in the richest country in the world is a choice. We have the money to solve this. But do we have the will?
5 Obnoxious Libertarian Oligarchs Who Earned Fortunes From the Government They'd Like to Destroy
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Libertarians, politics, society, ethics, wealth, dishonesty, interesting, corruption )

Carrie
- 1957 days ago - alternet.org
The cult of the libertarian-minded ultra-weatlhy would make an intriguing anthropological case study. But it would be a case study with a twist: its research subjects increasingly control our economy, our politics, and even our personal lives.
How the Super-Rich Are Abandoning America
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, culture, ethics, politics, society, wealth, trickle down, taxes, off shore havens, middle class )

Lynn
- 2047 days ago - commondreams.org
As they accumulate more and more wealth, the very rich have less need for society. At the same time, they've convinced themselves that they made it on their own, and that contributing to societal needs is unfair to them.
Chris Hedges: Let's Get This Class War Started
Society & Culture  (tags: chris hedges, democracy, economy, government, greed, history, money, oligarchy, politics, rich people, wall street, wealth )

Judy
- 2066 days ago - truthdig.com
"We Americans are not usually thought to be a submissive people, but of course we are," Wendell Berry writes. "Why else would we allow our country to be destroyed? Why else would we be rewarding its destroyers?
Short **VIDEO** Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them & Watch What Happens
Society & Culture  (tags: Money, entitlement, Monopoly, experiment, rich, poor, behavior, poverty, wealth, taking, attitide )

Bianca
- 2159 days ago - upworthy.com
Science can explain a lot of things and here it addresses what we've suspected for a long time but haven't quite been able to understand: Why do some folks who have a lot more money seem to be less nice, and even more mean to those around them?
Life Among the Plutocrats -- What Unimaginable Wealth Does to a Person
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, wealth, plutocrats, society, ethics, education, corruption, celebrity, politics, culture, abuse, rights, government )

Carrie
- 2354 days ago - alternet.org
Last year the Occupy movement brought the subject of inequality into public debate, and especially the inequality between those of us in the 99 per cent and the happy few in the one per cent.But Chrystia Freeland has been studying the happy few for years.
Only 3 Countries Left W/O ROTHSCHILD Central Bank!
Society & Culture  (tags: Rothchilds, wealth, power, IMF, crime, corruption, dishonesty, debt, war, lies, politics, death )

Henriette
- 2655 days ago - forum.davidicke.com
It is no coincidence that these country, which are listed above were and are still being under attack by the western media, since one of the main reasons these countries have been under attack in the first place is because they do not have a Rothschild
10 American Politicians Who Are Stinking Rich
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, wealth, ethics, society, sadness, news, government, culture, abuse )

Carrie
- 2787 days ago - businesspundit.com
A successful politician needs to communicate with his or her electorate, sympathizing with their concerns. Yet how possible is this when the difference in lifestyle and income between the average voter and the average politician is so vast?
One in Six Seniors Lives in Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, family, government, health, humans, interesting, news, politics, rights, safety, society, usa, women, world, poverty, seniors, wealth )

Club
- 3067 days ago - marketdigest.biz
One in six older Americans lives below the federal poverty line, according to a new government analysis which almost doubles the number of very poor seniors compared to the standard estimate.
Severe Poverty Rate at Highest in Three Decades
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, severe poverty, wealth )

June
- 4497 days ago - chron.com
The percentage of poor Americans who are living in severe poverty has reached a 32-year high as the gulf between the nation's "haves" and "have-nots" continues to widen. Nearly 16 million Americans are living in deep or severe poverty.
   

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