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PAY INEQUALITY and rebellion

Gary H
North Hollywood, CA
Post #: 146
quotes from article on Occupy Wall Street

"... he most powerful numbers of the day are not 99 and 1. They are something like 20 and 400. When I wrote about Tocqueville in the 1970s, the salary ratio between chief executive officers and their lowest-paid workers was in the 20s. Now it is more than 400 or so, and that doesn’t include bonuses and extended pension plans.

Pay inequality has triggered many a revolution over the centuries. There comes a day when ordinary people have to answer the question:

Which side are you on?!"

Which Side Are You On!
Posted on Oct 13, 2011
By Richard Reeves
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