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We're Not Broke, Just Twisted: Extreme Wealth Inequality in America (Video)

Friday, May 20, 2011 By Institute for Policy Studies, Truthout | Video
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"We're broke." Or so claim governors and lawmakers all over the country. Our states and our nation can no longer afford, their plaint goes, the programs and services that Americans expect government to provide. We must do with less. We need "austerity."

Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation's largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.

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We're Not Broke, Just Twisted: Extreme Wealth Inequality in America (Video)

Friday, May 20, 2011 By Institute for Policy Studies, Truthout | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

"We're broke." Or so claim governors and lawmakers all over the country. Our states and our nation can no longer afford, their plaint goes, the programs and services that Americans expect government to provide. We must do with less. We need "austerity."

Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation's largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.