Monday, September 19, 2011

Bernie Sanders: The US has the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country in the industrialized world

"The US has the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major country in the industrialized world. During the Bush years, the wealthiest 400 Americans saw their wealth increase by some $400 billion and are collectively worth over $1.3 trillion. Today, the top one percent owns more wealth than the bottom 90% and earns more income than the bottom 50%. Meanwhile, a record-breaking 50 million Americans have no health insurance and nearly 44 million Americans live below the poverty line."

- Senator Bernie Sanders, Sept. 19, 2011

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