Top 10 Surprising Facts About the Economic 1%


When the democratic nomination for President began, many pundits and strategists saw it as a mere formality for Hillary Clinton, while others believed it would be a sort of coronation as the Democratic Party unified behind her. The truth has been far from what was predicted as Senator Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, has rallied young and old over the structural flaws with the American economy. Specifically, Sanders has spoken out against the corporate interests that have corrupted the political system, and have rigged the economy to their benefit.

In his speeches, Sanders has passionately argued the injustice of a system where “the top 1/10th of 1 percent — not 1 percent — the top 1/10th of 1 percent today in America owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent.” In light of the popularity of the Sanders Campaign and his message, we decided it was relevant to take a look at some facts about the super rich you might not be aware of.

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