- In America, there are 13 empty houses for every homeless American.
- The richest 1% now hold more than half the world’s wealth and are getting richer twice as quickly as the 99%.
- A moss was discovered that cleans 80% of arsenic from water in one hour.
- Out of every US tax dollar, 29 cents goes to health care, and 23 cents goes to the military (with 11 of those cents going to the contractors).
- Since 2001, rents have gone up about 50% while wages are unchanged leaving ~17 million American households spending more than 30% of their income on rent.