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Tim HuttonTim Hutton - 2011-10-17 19:34:27+0000 - Updated: 2011-10-17 19:34:27+0000
Originally shared by Russ AbbottMore inequality notes This is from Nick Kristof. (See the article for references.)

¶ The United States is a more unequal society than either Tunisia or Egypt.

¶ The 400 wealthiest Americans have a greater combined net worth than the bottom 150 million Americans.

¶ 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 the economic gains went to the richest 1 percent.

America’s ‘Primal Scream’

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