It's Not Easy Joining The 1% In Kansas City
Quick note regarding economic opportunity in Kansas City . . .
Here's a snippet from a new local activist blog that's an offshoot of the Occupy Movement . . .
Kansas City ranks 60th in U.S. economic mobility study
"In Kansas City 5.6% of people were able to go from the bottom 20% to the top 20% making KC the 60th most economically mobile metropolitan area out of the 100 researched."
STL ranks even worse - 84th.
Translation: Despite so much talk of entrepreneurship and a cowtown Internets revolution . . . It's still kinda hard to get ahead in Kansas City.
More in a bit . . .