Archive for December, 2011

December 27, 2011

Half of Congress = Millionaires

Study findings indicate that half of Congress are millionaires! Not only that, they also did not feel much of the economic pain during the recession. In fact, they have become significantly richer since the financial crash in 2008. And the Citizens United ruling in 2009 has pushed the inequality between citizen and representative even farther. How can these politicians represent the people, when they share financial interests with only the top 1% of this nation?

Read more about study findings:

The Boston Globe

ABC News Blog

The Atlantic

The New York Times

December 1, 2011

1% Hide That They Are Richer Than Ever

Even though the housing market bubble burst in 2008, the apartments and homes of the super rich have done nothing but gone up in worth!

However, they try to hide their spending behavior by pretending to downsize. Read more about this at the Daily Beast!

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