Here’s some facts for you.
The US now ranks 93rd in the world in “income equality.” Guess who ranks better than us. India, China, and Iran.
The top 1% of Americans own 42% of the financial wealth in this country. The top 5%, meanwhile, own nearly 70%.
The unemployment rate is currently 9%, but that doesn’t include the people working part-time who want to work full-time, plus some people who haven’t looked for a job in a while. If you add those groups in, unemployment is at 17%
Read more about these facts and figures and find out why these Wall Street Protesters are so upset and why you should be standing with them.