JP Morgan Admits Trickle Down Economics Has Completely Failed

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JP Morgan Admits Trickle Down Economics Has Completely Failed

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This chart shows the changes in wealth distribution over the last 40 years. Courtesy of Mother Jones.

Remember how the country was sold the idea of “trickle down” economics? “Oh, if we just give the wealthy more, they will create wealth for the poor and middle classes by increasing spending, investing in new factories, hiring more workers, etc, etc, etc.” In reality, after over 30 years of…

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  • me: *goes to Jamaica*
  • Jamaican: hello welcome to Jamaica
  • me: baliegdeh

roscoemcnally:

bogleech:

hitlervevo:

my social studies teacher once told us “human beings are the most selfish of all. even when someone dies, you shed tears only because they are no more around to provide you with whatever they had been for so long”

and it has been 3 years since she said this and this is still what i think about at night

Your social studies teacher sounds like an insensitive, bitter sociopath who couldn’t grasp the complexity of love or friendship and was quite possibly a sort of shadow-lizard wearing a human skin.

I cried at my second cousin’s funeral even though I had never met her and knew nothing about her because she was only 21 and it was sad. You don’t even need to love or be friend’s with a person to cry at their funeral. 

jaydenw:

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