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Bernie Sanders is right: The top 0.1 percent have as much as the bottom 90 percent

(WASHINGTON POST)  November 19, 2015 — Speaking at Georgetown University on Nov. 19, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) explained what democratic socialism means to him and argued that wealthy Americans enjoy “socialism,” whereas Americans living in poverty are subject to “rugged individualism.”

“People are not truly free when they are unable to feed their family. They are not truly free when their are unable to retire with dignity. They are not truly free when they are unemployed, underemployed, or when they are exhausted from working 60 or 70 years a week.”

Source: Bernie Sanders is right: The top 0.1 percent have as much as the bottom 90 percent – The Washington Post