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Why We Need to Keep Our Super Rich ‘Occupied’

Sam Pizzigati: The notion of taxing America’s fabulously wealthy, big-time, has gone mainstream. … Some just-released research suggests that a healthy share of that credit ought to be going to the activists who gave us, a decade ago, Occupy Wall Street. … The more we see our individual wealthy as part of a hefty wealthy cohort, by contrast, the more eager we become to take on the inequities that generate grand private fortunes. … Thinking about the 1 percent, explains Cornell psychologist Thomas Gilovich, encourages us to think about the unfair advantages the rich enjoy and the political and economic games they play to maintain their privileged status… [ Visit Website ]