Chrystia Freeland says that the top .01 per cent control about 8 per cent of the world's wealth. So crazy that's is probably true! Check out her interview on CBC's The Current or her book. The Plutocrats.
So why should anybody be surprised that, finally, protests against austerity for everybody else are coming together in Southern Europe?
Maybe the next revolutionary slogan should be: ordinary folk of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but you bosses.