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How To Know If Your Congressional Representative’s Selling You Out

In case you haven’t noticed (I sure haven’t), we’re in the midst of an economic recovery — one where the top 1% has gobbled up 93% of it, according to economist Emmanuel Saez. Here’s a handy little chart to see who the One Percent’s "legal enablers" — aka congressional legislators — truly are. Find your district, help your friends find theirs as well, and rock the vote!

How To Know If Your Congressional Representative’s Selling You Out


Click for the interactive map to see how your representative voted in Congress on matters of economic inequality, which rates congressional representatives on a range of “most 1% friendly” to “most 99% friendly.” As you can see, Seattle is in good hands (way to go, Jim!).

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Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong, to a mother who was a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer, and a father who worked on a Shell Oil Company tanker. Chow grew up in a farming community, in a house with no electricity.

He would wake at dawn each morning to help his mother sell herbal jelly and Hakka tea-pudding on the streets; in the afternoons, he went to work in the fields.

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