99 to 1 : How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do about It. / Chuck Collins.
- ISBN: 9781609945930 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781609945947 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
For over thirty years, we've lived through a radical redistribution of wealth-upward, to a tiny fraction of the population. It's as though we're undertaking a bizarre social experiment to see how much inequality a democratic society can tolerate. As a result "We are the 99%," the rallying cry of the Occupy movement, has spread far beyond its ranks. But who are the 99 percent? Who are the 1 percent? How extensive and systematic is inequality throughout society? What are its true causes and consequences? How is inequality changing in our world? And what can be done about it? For many years Chuck Collins has been a leading voice and activist on these questions. In this book he marshals wide-ranging data from a variety of sources to paint a graphic picture of how disparities in wealth and power play out in America and the world. For the first time, this book reveals the concrete meaning of "the 99% and the 1%," looking not just at individual households but at the...
Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1831 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2530 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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