Spotted at Dangerous Minds:
Al Jazeera’s Fault Lines program brings it home:
The richest 1% of US Americans earn nearly a quarter of the country’s income and control an astonishing 40% of its wealth. Inequality in the US is more extreme than it’s been in almost a century — and the gap between the super rich and the poor and middle class people has widened drastically over the last 30 years.
You have to give it to the Koch Brothers for convincing middle-class Americans to pester their governmental representatives to vote against common sense, to vote against themselves, while the Koch Bros. are ‘worth’ $40 Billion.