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Wealth Disparity

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300 americans have the same amount of wealth as 85 million poorest !!! almost one third of the country !


US Distribution of Wealth, 1870 - pretty well explains things as far as the effect plantation had on things: enormous wealth disparity.


Larken Rose: Wealth Disparity & Land Ownership

Five Misconceptions About Our Tattered Safety Net

The Titanic's great size was not as unusual as it would seem (the largest boat in the world changed frequently at this point in time). The really interesting aspect of the sinking concerned how deeply it separated and highlighted the wealth disparity. Strikes me as an almost allegorical event.


Oregon Women Face Higher Rates of Rape, Violence, Depression, and Wealth Disparity.

from Upworthy

A Senator Asks A Panel Of Experts To Defend Walmart. It Gets Awkward.

It costs the American tax payer 6.1 billion to give subsidies to WalMart workers because their pay is far below the poverty line. A minimum wage of$15 ends the subsidies and improves the local economy. Those wages are now spent locally and not sent to the Cayman Islands as non taxable profit. Cities that have raised their minimum wage have seen their local economies improve just as one would expect.


The starkest wealth disparity: The bottom half vs the top 62

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