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Pam Martens – The Consumer Has The Power To Fight Back Against Wall Street – 18 June 2013

A study conducted by Edward N. Wolff for the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College in March 2010 made the following findings:

The richest 1 percent received over one-third of the total gain in marketable wealth over the period from 1983 to 2007. The next 4 percent also received about a third of the total gain and the next 15 percent about a fifth, so that the top quintile collectively accounted for 89 percent of the total growth in wealth, while the bottom 80 percent accounted for 11 percent. Continue reading