But that's just the US, right? No reason for us to protest up here in Canada, origin of the Occupy movement.
NOW Mag : The Arsenal of Corporatocracy : Why We Should Occupy Bay Street
- A person making $45,000 a year and a person making $1 billion essentially pay the same tax rate.
- A person making $130,000 a year and a person making $1 billion a year pay the exact same tax rate.
- A person making $45,000 a year pays a higher tax rate than a multi-billion dollar corporation
Muldoon began this by lowering the corporate tax rate from 36% to 28%. By next year it will be down to 15%, for those that pay any at all.
Meanwhile, over at The Onion ...
Nation Waiting For Protesters to Clearly Articulate Demands Before Ignoring Them
"If they don’t have a clear power structure organized around specific demands first, then I'll never be able to completely tune them out due to a political conflict of interest or an inability to comprehend complex, detailed economic concepts. These people really need to get their act together."
Once Occupy Wall Street has a concrete set of objectives in place, the majority of Americans said they would go back to waiting for the sluggish economy to recover while blindly accepting things the way they are."For everyone else : How to Stream Live From a Mobile Phone