Wealth, Income, and Power

By G. William Domhoff Who Rules American, September 2005 (updated July 2011) This document presents details on the wealth and income distributions in the United States, and explains how we use these two distributions as power indicators. Some of the information may come as a surprise to many people. In fact, I know it ... Read more

A Huge Housing Bargain — but Not for You

Big Transfer of Wealth to the Wealthiest as Federal Government Sells of Housing for Fraction of the Cost Taxpayers Lose Again to Wealthy Connected in the Crony Capitalist Economy By Roger Arnold The Street, August 18, 2011 NEW YORK (RealMoney) — The largest transfer of wealth from the public to ... Read more

Arctic ice cover hits historic low: scientists

By Marlowe Hood AFP, September 11, 2011 PARIS — The area covered by Arctic sea ice reached its lowest point this week since the start of satellite observations in 1972, German researchers announced on Saturday. “On September 8, the extent of the Arctic sea ice was 4.240 million square ... Read more