Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Saturday, April 10th, 2010.


Welcome to the Plutocracy

economy

Business Insider — which I take it is not exactly a socialist propaganda sheet — has published 15 charts showing wealth and inequality in America.

The gap between the top 1 percent and everyone else hasn’t been this big since the Roaring Twenties. And we might remember how that ended.

You don’t want to read the comments to this article. In brief — Thank God we’re not like Europe! I’m serious.

See also Kevin Drum and Political Carnival.

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