The 1% Doth Protest Too Much
The 99% in the U.S. happen to be the ones that go to work everyday and actually do everything: design and engineer the products; manufacture, sell, distribute, repair and maintain the products; and provide all the services we rely on that make companies successful and grow, share valuation grow, and hence, shareholders wealthy. So when some CEOs (the 1%) earn more than 1,000 times the median salary of their employees, maybe the 1% shouldn’t be surprised when workers say respectfully, “What’s up with that?”sp
The more unequal a society, the more upheaval.
Is it income inequality we are unhappy about? Or is it more about fairness, justice, and opportunity inequality when money tips the scale for the wealthy?
Should the Federal Minimum Wage be increased to $15/hour?
What happens when you give basic income to the poor?
- The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
- city experiments: Should Californians Get Guaranteed Income?
- Our Future by Steven Shafarman
Should the mega-wealthy commit to reducing the destructive effects of economic inequality?
- the big picture: Unequal Scenes
Is eviction an epidemic in the U.S.?
- advocacy: Eviction Lab
- all-volunteer: Daily Bread Soup Kitchen: Interview with Miss Ellen sp
- help where it is needed: warm socks
- homeless shelter, food, clothes:
- clothes: coat that converts to sleeping bag
- working poor:
Why are so many Americans afraid/against socialism?
What is the lesser of evils?
- Socialism‘s potential to narrow our staggering worldwide economic inequality?
- Capitalism‘s potential to create jobs and lift people out of poverty? or,
- A Hybrid’s potential to balance and blend the best features of both economic systems?
- plutocracy: Is Inequality in America Irreversible? by Chuck Collins
- debt: I Don’t Want To Die Poor by Michael Arceneaux
- Economics for Inclusive Prosperity
- Tailspin by Brill
- Inequality Media
- Saving Capitalism by Reich
- podcast: Pitchfork Economics by Nick Hanauer
- change: 99 to 1 by Chuck Collins
- wealthy cut in line: The Velvet Rope Economy by Nelson Schwartz
- The Meritocracy Trap by Daniel Markovits
- The 1% (sp)
- I’m in the 1 Percent. Please, Raise My Taxes by Broad
- Supreme Inequality by Adam Cohen