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MIND THE GAP! Blog
Our entire nation suffers as the gap between those with enormous wealth and most of the rest of the nation continues to widen. Learn more about the causes and consequences of this huge wealth gap -- and give us your input!

The Income Gap - Navy SEALS vs CEOs

May 12, 2011 | By Page May

From Mother Jones:

Your average American CEO makes more than 200 times your average Navy SEAL.

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Fact Sheet - Wealth Gap 101

May 06, 2011 | By Page May

The top 1% owns more than 90% of us combined!     

The wealthiest 10% of the population owns over ¾ of the nation’s wealth!

Learn more about the facts with the Wealth Gap 101 info sheet.

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It’s the Inequality, Stupid

May 05, 2011 | By Page May

Eleven charts that explain everything that's wrong with America.

  

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Video #2 - The Wealth Gap

May 05, 2011 | By Page May

We’ve got the second video ready and uploaded! Check it out!

This week, we’re looking at the distribution of wealth- who owns how much?

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Quiz: Who Owns America?

May 03, 2011 | By Page May

How big is the wealth gap? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

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How Much is a Billion?

Apr 28, 2011 | By Page May

Truthout.org published a great article discussing what you can buy with $1 billion.

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Video #1- What is Wealth?

Apr 25, 2011 | By Page May

We recently started filming several educational videos on the wealth gap! Over the next month, a new video will be released every week.The series will cover the basics of the wealth gap and its larger implications.

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New Campaign- Mind the Gap!

Apr 18, 2011 | By Page May

According to the Economic Policy Institute, the top 1% owns more than 90% of us combined! In fact, they own over 35% of the entire nation’s private wealth.

Why does this matter? Well, the amount of wealth a person owns greatly affects their financial stability and access to opportunities- education, health care, starting a small business, savings, retirement, etc.

A large gap in wealth means a large gap in opportunities for  families and individuals.

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