A. They're bankers, lawyers, hedge fund managers, founders of successful companies, entertainers, senior managers and others. One trend: Corporate executives, doctors, and farmers made up smaller shares of the top 1 percent in 2005 than in 1979. By contrast, the proportion of the wealthiest who work in the financial and real estate industries has doubled. The top 1 percent earned at least $394,000 in 2012. Through most of the post-World War II era, the top 1 percent earned about 10 percent of all income. By 2007, that figure had jumped to 23.5 percent, the most since 1928. As of 2012, it was 22.5 percent. AOL.com
Who comprises the 1%: Jewish Dominance Of America - Facts Are Facts
Today, Jews control vast areas of wealth in America. Estimates range all the way up to 70%.
Whatever the figure, it is huge and immensely out of proportion to their 2% of the population in American society.
- Today, in 1999, the U.S.A. is totally dominated by Jews. Virtually every newspaper or magazine is owned by Jews. Their self-serving propaganda constantly fills the TV screen. The Federal government is totally under Jewish control. US military forces are the pawn of Israel. The banks, the markets are theirs. They systematically denigrate our Founding Fathers and our heritage and our Constitution.
Is Your State Winning The Fight Against Homelessness? | ThinkProgress
Roughly half the states saw their homeless populations increase over the past five years, even as the national number has declined. Overall, the five states where homelessness numbers increased the most were North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Vermont, and Montana. The five states that improved the most were Michigan, Kentucky, Colorado, Oregon, and Nevada.The Global Elite: Rigging the Rules That Fuel Inequality | Alternative
The global elite have rigged the rules so that “economic growth looks more like a winner-take-all system” that undermines democracy and threatens future generations with a “cascade of privilege and disadvantage,” a new report from Oxfam states.World's richest have same wealth as 3.5 billion poorest
The report, Working for the Few: Political capture and economic inequality, states that just 85 of the world’s richest people own the wealth of half of the world’s population. Further:
- Seven out of 10 people live in countries where economic inequality has increased over the past three decades.
According to the report, 210 people have become billionaires in the past year, joining a select group of 1,426 individuals with a combined net worth of $5.4 trillion.
It added that the wealth of the richest one percent of people in the world now amounts to $110 trillion, or 65 times the total wealth of the bottom half of the world's population.