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Richest 1 per cent increased their share of total income from 8.1 per cent in 1980 to 13.3 in 2007
Richest 0.1 per cent doubled their share from 2 per cent to 5.3
The 100 best-paid CEOs made an average of $6.6 million, 155 times the average wage of $42,988
Tax rate for richest dropped from 43 per cent in 1981 to 29 per cent in 2010
Cost of corporate tax cuts: more than $10 billion yearly
Richest 10 per cent made 24 per cent more in 2006 than the richest in 1976
rabble contributor Bill Clennett shares a taste of what the Montreal protests against Charest government's Loi 78 and proposed tuition increases are like. Recorded on the evening of May 24th, the video presents two of the demos: beginning with one of the local community actions in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood and from there to a major night time demo that brought thousands of people on the streets of downtown Montreal, and from there proceeded throughout the city for about four hours.