Friday, 23 November 2012

It's not just the 1%

Just had another short piece published on the New Left Project website called 'It's not just the 1%' - it's part of a series on 'The Politics of Housing' that NLP are running over about a week or so.

"Over the last year there has been much talk of the wealth and power of the top 1% heralding the return to the Gilded Age of the early 20th century. The Occupy Movement arose in response to this increasingly blatant concentration of income and wealth at the top of society, compounded by corporate malfeasance and complicity in the origins of the ongoing financial crisis. This radical inequality has been most obvious in those countries most traumatized by years of supposedly free market restructuring ..."

Read the rest of the piece here.

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