.1% of America Now Controls 22% of Wealth: The Wealth Gap Has Killed the Middle Class

A new working paper by London School of Economics professors Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman sheds some very unflattering light on the American wealth gap, which has reached levels unseen since the Roaring ‘20s. The wealth gap has been overtaking the income […]

 

"Starvation, slavery, and sweatshops are not the result of inevitable economic laws. Neither are homeless children, workers toiling for pennies a day, illiterate and malnourished populations, corrupt and greedy CEOs, or rampant industrial pollution inevitable. Nor are tax breaks for the super-rich or cuts in health, education, and welfare programs inevitable. They are the result of human-made laws and policies."
Riane Eisler