Tuesday, January 10, 2012

"Mind the Gap" Campaign by NETWORK

From NETWORK, a Catholic Social Justice Lobby in Washington, D.C.

Many of us may know that there is a large and growing wealth gap between a tiny fringe of super-rich Americans and most of the rest of us. But how many realize that this gap robs all of us? And that doesn’t mean just financially. It helps keep people in poverty, erodes the middle class, and results in a decline in numerous measures of our nation's wellbeing, as is shown in recent research.

In addition, such enormous wealth concentrated in the hands of the elite few is cracking the democratic foundation of our nation. It is long past time to ring the alarm bells. MORE

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