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Deregulation Sacrifices Workers, Public Health for Corporate Profits: Report


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Deregulation Sacrifices Workers, Public Health for Corporate Profits: Report

Nika Knight, staff writer

President Donald Trump's deregulation agenda will sacrifice worker protections and public health for the sake of corporate profits, according to a new fact sheet out Tuesday from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).


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"How the stock market is a sham for the working and middle class. 53 percent of Americans have no money in the stock market, including retirement accounts. 62 percent of all US wealth owned by top 5 percent."

"The top 5 percent control 62 percent of all the wealth in the US. Wealth is the true measure of power in the current economy. If you make $50,000 a year and spend all $50,000 then you are left with zero dollars at the end of the year (which seems to be the common path for most Americans). Yet more and more wealth is being aggregated in the hands of a few."


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And much of their wealth is inherited!


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Let's see: He calls most workers useless or does not care, yet makes it harder to work. Surprised that most people are asleep at the switch!