Josh Marshall explains the disconnect of the wealthy perfectly in this superb op-ed for Talking Points Memo.
The World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam International has released a new report called, “Working for the Few,” that contains some startling statistics on what it calls the “growing tide of inequality.”
The Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 serves as a reminder that the abuse of power, secret dealings and bribery continue to ravage societies around the world.
Insight into the acute social and economic crisis of our time: Wealth Inequality.
Wealth Inequality in America: Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.
Six of the top televangelists in the country are under investigation for skimming donations from their godly duties to pay for 10.5 Million dollar mansions, Lear jets, and Rolls-Royces.
“We no longer have the luxury of tradition. But before we change the world, we need to change the way we think." ~Brand
Potential Deal in SAC's Insider-Trading Case Could Top $1.2 Billion.
Robert J. Samuelson discusses how a “spoils society” de-emphasizes production and fuels conflict.
Recovery? What recovery? The wealthy are doing better than ever. While the rest of us have yet to see any improvement in our day-to-day existence.
[Daily Mail] Syrian dictator's brutal uncle 'The Butcher of Hama' accused of massacring 25,000 people sells Paris mansion for £60million to Russian tycoon.
[Reuters] U.S. government housing finance authorities are pressing JPMorgan Chase & Co for at least $6 billion to settle lawsuits over bonds backed by subprime mortgages.
An SEC investigation is underway attempting to link JPMorgan's hiring the children of prominent Chinese families in a scheme to win highly lucrative business.
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"America does not have an aristocracy or a plutocracy."
I seriously doubt that if Michaele was indeed a socialite she’d be employed as a
receptionist, department store clerk or makeup artist… Paris Hilton she is not….
These two are posers who don’t pay their bills and are taking this reality/celebrity train
for all its worth…They are both idiots.