Second, certain kinds of wealth, such as stock ownership, can be used to control corporations, which of course have a major impact on how the society functions. Tables 6a and 6b show what the distribution of stock ownership looks like. Note how the top one percent's share of stock equity increased (and the bottom 80 percent's share decreased) between 2001 and 2010.
Communists agitated for revolution, while Share Our Wealth enthusiasts demanded class-based wealth redistribution without endorsing the communists' ideological precepts. In California, a large minority voted in favor of author 's utopian plan to "End Poverty in California" through state-organized cooperative production by the unemployed.
It’s the Inequality, Stupid – Mother Jones