fix articles 418522, former new york times
Media Prostitutes Defend the Indefensible (tags)
Mandela Eulogies: Reinventing His Disturbing Legacy (tags)
Russia Bashing Redux (tags)
UN Human Rights Council Duplicity (tags)
Inequalities, Taxes, and More Inequalities (tags)
Thanks to Occupy, most working people are well aware of the growing inequalities in wealth. But for those who lack the specifics, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich provides a useful overview: “…the rich have been getting a larger and larger portion of total income. From 9 percent in 1980, the top 1 percent’s take increased to 23.5 percent by 2007. CEOs who in the 1970s took home 40 times the compensation of average workers now rake in 350 times.” (“Confessions of a Class Warrior,” August 22, 2010).