jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / By Jesse / 20 DECEMBER 2013
Don’t bother sending news of the cruel propaganda stunt by Peter Schiff saying that if Walmart pays its employees a living wage, then the price of goods at Walmart will have to rise substantially. That canard has been used to justify every abuse of human beings and their labour since the days of Pharaoh.
Read this instead: Walton Family Earns $29 Billion In Six Months
“Income inequality is continuing to set records, and the Waltons are emblematic of this trend. Just last week it was reported that the top 1% of U.S. earners took home 19.3% of household income last year.
This is the highest proportion in a century; we have officially surpassed Great Depression-era levels of income concentration at the top. For the other 99% of Americans, household income went up a whopping 1% in 2012.”