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 Income Inequality At Record Levels
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever. Read more...
More than a dozen http://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/sites/all/modules/bueditor_override/library/sep.gifpeople were injured in Madrid on Tuesday after police fired rubber bullets and charged demonstrators who were protesting Spain's plan to further austerity measures... Read more...
The wealth gap between the richest Americans and the typical family more than doubled over the past 50 years. In 1962, the top 1% had 125 times the net worth of the median household. That shot up to 288 times by 2010, according to a Read more...
Oh, boo-hoo! BP investors will not be heartened by the unexpectedly severe loss Europe’s second-largest oil company experienced over the three-month period that ended June 30, as the company had already been lacking performance-wise Read more...
Moyers talks to RoseAnn DeMoro, who heads the largest registered nurses union in the country, and will lead a Chicago march protesting economic inequality on May 18th. DeMoro is championing the Robin Hood Tax, a small government levy the Read more...

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I've been reading for years that members of Congress on average do a whole lot better than the average person out there with how their stock portfolios perform, so this doesn't come as any surprise to me. In an interview with CNBC's Eamon Javers, Read more...
Here's a dirty little secret: While there's a wealth gap in general, it is a gaping maw when it comes to minorities and the rest of the world. Pew Research: The median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 Read more...
BP denies the existence of giant oil plumes, while Kevin Costner and Chuck Grassley come up with their own solutions. Read more...
What a guy... John Boehner, man of the little people. I guess Republicans only like bailouts when they're for multi-billion dollar foreign oil compani Read more...
From The Daily Show May 10, 2010: The Dow plunging 700 points is blamed on a perfect storm that, for some reason, takes place every two weeks. Read more...