The 400 wealthiest Americans have a greater combined net worth than the bottom 150 million Americans.Nicholas D. Kristof, "America's 'Primal Scream,'" New York Times, 16 October 2011.
The top 1 percent of Americans possess more wealth than the entire bottom 90 percent.
In the Bush expansion from 2002 to 2007, 65 percent of economic gains went to the richest 1 percent.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Nicholas D. Kristof on Occupy Wall Street -