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Mitt Romney (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

A protestor affiliated with Occupy Wall Street holds a sign fashioned as a birthday cake on September 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Occupy Wall Street’s First Anniversary

Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?

09/17/2012

(Protesters at "Occupy Philadelphia."  File photo by John McDevitt)

Part 1: Philadelphia’s ‘1%’

Who are the “one percent” in the Philadelphia region?

02/03/2012

(A person walking through the "Occupy Philadelphia" site, wearing a sign expressing a desire for a job.  File photo by John McDevitt)

Part 2: Finding The Right Balance

Income disparity provides an incentive to work hard. But at what point does income inequality begin to work against economic growth?

02/03/2012

(File photo by Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Part 3: Killing The American Dream?

“You are beginning to see a lot of people in our society who have become disenfranchised,” says the director of corporate social responsibility for the Sisters of St. Francis, in Aston, Pa.

02/03/2012

(Donald Trump looks out the window of his limousine during a visit to New Hampshire last year.   Credit:  Matthew Cavanaugh/ Getty Images)

Part 4: Can We Fix It?

Numerous polls show that Americans, with the steepest income gap of any developed country, are concerned about the growing trend but are divided over what to do about it.

02/03/2012

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