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Only 1% of the poor in 1969 got to be rich by 1989. Only 15% got to be average or better.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu Dec 29th, 2005 at 06:41:10 PM EST
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Absolutely agree.

Inequality is a huge problem  in the US.  I recently finished a great book by the same name that chronicled how unequal America has become.   There's a group called  Demos that's behind the book.  You should check out the website.  It's got lots of good stuff that I'm sure you'll like, and might find useful.

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Thu Dec 29th, 2005 at 11:22:48 PM EST
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