Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Tax the RIch Out of Existence

They know exactly what's happening, and every minute that goes by without us attacking them with torches and pitchforks just makes them richer and safer.


That's from a week-long series at Mother Jones about the effects of income inequality.  

I thought this one was particularly interesting:

That proverbial rising tide is really a giant wave. The wealthy are comfortably riding it on their multi-million dollar yachts while the rest of us are strapped to the keel. Sure, you could say we rise with that wave too but we're still under the water.

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