10 Oct '11, 8am

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment - - #OccupyWallStreet #UStaxes #USjobs #Environment #corporations #OWS

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment - - #OccupyWallStreet #UStaxes #USjobs #Environment #corporations #OWS

If you're convinced lower taxes for corporations and higher bonuses for CEOs will help people and the environment, read The Jungle by Upton Sinclair. It's a crash course in what happens when corporations are left to their own devices. Yes, the Occupy Wall Street movement is still developing its focus, but the basic point is hard to miss: The wealthiest 1 percent of Americans are profiting at the expense of the rest of us, and our environment. In fact, says sociology professor Dr. G. William Domhoff of the University of California at Santa Cruz, "both wealth and income are super-concentrated in the top 0.1%." The salaries of the top 0.1% average over $27 million , while 90% of the American people average roughly $31,000. The belief that higher corporate profits will somehow create jobs has proven itself a pipe dream. Wall Street profits rose 720% between 2007 and 2009 (yes,...

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