Wealth gap in America

Much of the anger and frustration driving the Occupy protest movement is a reaction to the enormous and systemic inequality of wealth in our society. It is hard to see real unemployment hit Depression Era levels while bankers incomes continue to climb and effective tax rates for the very wealthy continue to drop (Bush-Obama tax cuts) while programs for the poor are slashed, without feeling the urge to do something. The following page collects some of the most telling evidence in the form of some charts like the one below:


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One Response to Wealth gap in America

  1. Andrea says:

    Nothing short of scandalous. Occupy Chicago! Tomorrow!

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