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  1. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    06 Jul '14 22:22 / 4 edits
    A member of the 1% in my hometown sees the handwriting on the wall. A thought provoking article from the land of Coffee House's Bookworm's, Liberal's, and Rain...

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html
  2. Standard member KellyJay
    Walk your Faith
    06 Jul '14 23:54
    Originally posted by bill718
    A member of the 1% in my hometown sees the handwriting on the wall. A thought provoking article from the land of Coffee House's Bookworm's, Liberal's, and Rain...

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html
    Kill off the ability to start making a living, than many less do.
    Kelly
  3. 07 Jul '14 16:31
    Originally posted by bill718
    A member of the 1% in my hometown sees the handwriting on the wall. A thought provoking article from the land of Coffee House's Bookworm's, Liberal's, and Rain...

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html
    What thoughts did this article provoke in you?
  4. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Poor Filipov :,(
    15 Jul '14 18:21
    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html#.U8Vv0JRdUsA

    ...the problem isn’t that we have inequality. Some inequality is intrinsic to any high-functioning capitalist economy. The problem is that inequality is at historically high levels and getting worse every day. Our country is rapidly becoming less a capitalist society and more a feudal society. Unless our policies change dramatically, the middle class will disappear, and we will be back to late 18th-century France. Before the revolution.

    And so I have a message for my fellow filthy rich, for all of us who live in our gated bubble worlds: Wake up, people. It won’t last.


    Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html#ixzz37YwYomJN


    French Revolution song
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXsZbkt0yqo