Occupy Wall Street
1. Who are the 99%, 1%? Where do you fall in this situation? How much of the nations income does the top 1% earn?
2. Do you agree with President Obama's decision to bailout the banks? What effects does this have on the 99%?
3. According to David Brooks of the NY Times, the "virtuous 99 percent" did what with economic environment during the boom years? Explain what this means.
4. After reading this article, explain who you blame for the economic situation we are in and give one example of a law that could be created to help the country get back on steady ground. Be prepared to defend your answer!!!