Tag: We Are the 99-percent

Rick Santorum takes sides: he’s with the 1%

See ya at the polls, buddy Not sure exactly how this math works out electorally-speaking but Rick Santorum seems to think his path to victory is slamming “The 99%”. At a campaign event this week (with really bad lighting, I might add) he derided Occupy protesters who were putting up a fuss: “I think it’s really important for you to […]

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The Toil Index – Keeping the 99% busy…at work

The Toil Index – Keeping the 99% busy…at work

Via Laura Conaway at The Maddow Blog: Ezra Klein today runs a year-in-charts post that’s purely the excellent. It includes the Toil Index, by the excellent economist Robert Frank. Basically, it shows why it’s so hard for working people to live decently these days. Working families are running faster and faster just to afford the same things their parents enjoyed, […]

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Michigan’s 99 Percent – Are you one of them? Getchyerself heard and seen!

Michigan’s 99 Percent – Are you one of them? Getchyerself heard and seen!

A few clever Michiganders [yes, it’s Michiganders, not Michiganians] have put together a coolio Tumblr for Michigan’s 99-percenters: We are the 99% Michigan. What’s cool about it is that YOU can participate, too! Write your story down. Write #mi99percent and michigan99percent.com at the bottom. Take a picture of yourself holding your story. Email your picture to [email protected] or Upload your […]

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