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Antidotes to Avarice: A 2013 Top Ten

Sam Pizzigati
Nurses, philosophers, and UK trade unions have, over the past 12 months, all shared some fascinating ideas on how we can make our societies more equal — and much better — places to live.

Friday Nite Videos -- August 30, 2013

Wealth Inequality in America. Strike: Fast Food Workers Speak Out. The Onion Warns Miley Cyrus May Be Depleted. Walmart Workers Announce Labor Day Deadline. John L. Lewis With Atlanta Fast Food Strikers. Kevin Spacey: Give Viewers Control.

Wealth Inequality in America

The distribution of wealth in America is way more unequal than we think it is or than we think it should be. These are the real numbers, and they're hard to believe.


Growth of Income Inequality Blocks Recovery

JACK RAMUS Talking Union
Growing income inequality—approaching now obscene levels—is not simply a ‘moral outrage’. It not only represents a gross violation of historically held American values or reasonable equality for all. It is a condition that has served, and continues to serve, as a major cause of the lack of sustained economic recovery in the US now for five years—as well as a major factor in explaining why the US continues today to drift toward another ‘double dip’ recession.
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