True State of USA Wealth Inequality

March 10, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — The top 1% hold 40% of the nation’s wealth. But the bottom 80% hold only 7% of the nation’s wealth. This infographics video provides an arresting presentation of widening wealth inequality in the USA. It also compares and contrasts our perceptions with actual reality. A notable segment is a graph […]

Mystery Bermuda-based company and other undisclosed Romney assets hint at larger wealth

ShareThis Mystery Bermuda-based company and other undisclosed Romney assets hint at larger wealth 04 Jul 2012 For nearly 15 years, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s financial portfolio has included an offshore company that remained invisible to voters as his political star rose. Based in Bermuda, Sankaty High Yield Asset Investors Ltd. was not listed on […]

What’s More Important to Baby Boomers Than Money

By: Cindy Perman, CNBC.com This just in — money isn’t always No. 1! After enduring the financial impact of the recession, a whopping number of Baby Boomers say money isn’t the most important thing they hope to leave to their kids. They don’t just want to leave an inheritance; they want to leave a legacy. […]

Saudi Arabia: House of Saud Integral to U.S. Mideast Policy

American Free Press By Richard Walker February 1, 2012 While the Middle East has suffered through a momentous year of turmoil and change, Saudi Arabia has largely remained insulated from any uprising. This is primarily due to the country’s vast wealth and power, which it has used to buy allegiance from its own people, quash […]

Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans’ Wealth Is Stolen

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today spoke on the House floor about the massive transfer of wealth from the American people to the hands of the few by virtue of wars, energy policies and monetary policies. He called upon Americans to witness Wall Street’s theft of Main Street, which has left millions of everyday Americans out […]

Kucinich: Debt Political Theater Diverts Attention While Americans’ Wealth Is Stolen

Washington D.C. – Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today spoke on the House floor about the massive transfer of wealth from the American people to the hands of the few by virtue of wars, energy policies and monetary policies. He called upon Americans to witness Wall Street’s theft of Main Street, which has left millions of […]