Tag Archives: Wealth

Distribution of Wealth : Way Out of Whack

Image from OECD / CBS News.Trickle UP theory:The recession and its roots By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 15, 2010 Have you ever wondered just what caused the deep recession that the United States is in? Many … Continue reading

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Poor Grow Poorer : Richest 1% Has Captured America’s Wealth

The ultra rich have captured America;How can we take it back? By David DeGraw / February 19, 2010 “The war against working people should be understood to be a real war… Specifically in the U.S., which happens to have a … Continue reading

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Money Alone Is Not Wealth

America, smitten with financial sector, must build true wealthBy Anna Manzo / Thursday, August 27, 2009 The unemployment rate at the end of July was 9.4 percent and is expected to reach 10 percent by year’s end. If part-time workers … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with This Picture?

Forbes publishes list of 400 wealthiest AmericansBy Tom Eley / September 24, 2008 Even as the US careens into its greatest economic calamity since the Great Depression, the financial aristocracy whose parasitism and criminality has brought on the crisis has … Continue reading

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"Equal Opportunity": Just Another Fairy Tale

A note of appreciation from the richBy Author Unknown / September 21, 2008 Let’s be honest: you’ll never win the lottery. On the other hand, the chances are pretty good that you’ll slave away at some miserable job the rest … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower : ‘Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.’

Ferrari F430 Spider, just $3,500 a day. Dude.Democratizing luxuryBy Jim Hightower / July 11, 2006 Time to take another peek into the “Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.” A problem for many rich people is that they’re merely rich – … Continue reading

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