Inequality

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/01/social_darwinism_and_class_essentialism_the_rich_think_they_are_superior.html

while the poor keep on dying, greed never dies
“and the american people own the balance”

“had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends–either father, mother, brother, sister, wife, or children, or any of that class–and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference, it would have been all right; and every man in this court would have deemed it an act worthy of reward rather than punishment.” John Brown

“They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom
For trying to change the system from within
Ah, you loved me as a loser
But now you’re worried that I just might win”

(11:30) “an interesting reversal – we’ve gone from a position where people were treated as property (Dred Scott case) to the point now where corporations have become people” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPlLoOmI_xw

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http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/economic-inequality-it-s-far-worse-than-you-think/
“the United States is now the most unequal of all Western nations”

(5:20) http://www.democracyatwork.info/radio/2015/04/honest-economics/

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the numbers – http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/20/this-chart-explains-everything-you-need-to-know-about-inequality/

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/8/income-prosperousclasseconomicgrowthwages.html?utm_content=opinion&utm_campaign=ajam&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=SocialFlow

Lumpenprecariat – https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/04/precarious-labor-strategies-union-precariat-standing/

says the plutocracy, ‘let the invisible hand of the market strangle them all slow’
http://www.other-america.com ‪#‎PoorPeoplesCampaign‬

http://store.toolboxfored.org/co-opoly-the-game-of-co-operatives/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Landlord’s_Game

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/12/17/wealth-gap-upper-middle-income/
http://www.brookings.edu/research/essays/2014/saving-horatio-alger#
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/business/in-climbing-income-ladder-location-matters.html?pagewanted=all&_r=3&

http://www.democracyatwork.info/radio/2015/02/market-system-defects/

the USA is on its way to becoming a banana republic
the average american is 20% more poor than they were 40 years ago
Edward Wolff, NYU (min 16:00)
“the top 10% own 91% of the value of stocks”
http://www.econ.nyu.edu/user/wolffe/
‪#‎bananarepublic‬ ‪#‎USA‬ ‪#‎economy‬

unwritten rule, secret law: anti-class-miscegenation
[have you noticed they’re always saying like sticks with like? isn’t that what they used to say about ‘races?’ money is the new color.]

(16:00) “not labor but a kind of rent, a kind of surplus”

We can no longer afford the rich.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let%27s_Make_Money
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NETxzILPokw

http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/new_study_finds_the_us_is_not_a_democracy_so_what_is_it_20140417

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2014/04/nobody-cares-what-you-think-unless-youre-rich

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_deprivation

http://www.truthdig.com/cartoon/item/inequality_20140104

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