Nov 6, 2013

The Poverty of America's New Prosperity

The great irony of America's recent economic stagnation is the juxtaposition of the growing prosperity among the nation's privileged classes. By all accounts -- the raging stock market, growing luxury consumption and the underlying messaging of commercial advertisers -- America's wealthy are faring better than ever. Indeed the top 1 percent of income earners now control more assets than 90 percent of the country.

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