Topic: income

Bullish: Actually, We’re All Kind of the 1% (And How Not to be a Jerkface About It)

Bullish: Actually, Weâre All Kind of the 1% (And How Not to be a Jerkface About It)

I’ve been watching the Occupy Wall Street protests with much interest.

Who, exactly, are the 1%? Apparently, anyone who makes $350,000 a year, although there’s a pretty huge difference between your average anesthesiologist, who can certainly make that much, and someone who gets a several-million-dollar bonus made up entirely of taxpayers’ bailout money that’s been folded into origami swans by children in a Chinese factory. More »