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The wealth of the investor class in the US has grown astronomically in recent times, and the top one percent of earners now own 40 percent of the country's wealth. But the buying capacity of the minimum wage has fallen. Rick Sanchez explains the predicament. Then Professor of History Frank Stricker discusses the nationwide push for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) is meeting to discuss China’s development over the next five to 15 years, during which the country expects to continue its economic successes and achieve total modernization. Chinese President Xi headlined events with a much-anticipated public address. Former UK MP George Galloway joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in.

The Pope has made a historic visit to Iraq at a time of heightened regional tensions between Tehran and Washington, with mutual rocket attacks contributing to ongoing violence in war-torn Iraq and Syria. RT America's John Huddy reports.

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