The Pitchforks Are Coming… For Us Plutocrats

Nick Hanauer is a person whom I hope is ‘the real deal’ – a .01%er who actually GETS IT.  Here is his Wikipedia bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Hanauer Here is a much-discussed video that TED banned in 2012 that discusses economics in terms of consumers as being the real ‘job creators’: But this is just background for the … Read more

Wealth Inequality (And why you should care)

      In the first half, Peter Phillips, sociology professor and recent past director of Project Censored, joined John B. Wells to discuss wealth inequality, the power elite, threats to the democratic process and independent journalism. “The richest 85 people control the same amount of wealth as the bottom 3.5 billion people,” Phillips reported, noting … Read more