Who is the 99 Percent?

Who is the 99 Percent?

NEW YORK/OAKLAND – Barely a month after the first group of protesters set up its encampment in Zuccotti Park in New York City, the phrase “We are the 99 percent” has already become legendary.

Used throughout the U.S., the expression has come to reference people who share what is left of global wealth after corporate CEOs and the “richest one percent” have pocketed the bulk of global output.


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