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US wealth gap largest on record

By Joseph Kishore
December 19, 2014
World Socialist Web Site

Wealth inequality in the United States is at its highest on record, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. 543 more words


Wealth inequality worse than Canadians think: report

Although the majority of Canadians are concerned about wealth inequality in Canada, a new report says they’re also underestimating the sizable gap between the rich and the poor. 724 more words


The secret to the Uber economy is wealth inequality

Of the many attractions offered by my hometown, a west coast peninsula famed for its deep natural harbor, perhaps the most striking is that you never have to leave the house. 884 more words

A Country Divided Due to Wealth Inequality

The wealthiest five percent of our population earn 88 times as much as the bottom 20 percent according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 Report on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance. 723 more words

2013 Wealth Equals The Mid-60s

In 50 years, middle class wealth has come back down. The median net worth of the American middle class in 2013 is back down to what it was between 1962 and 1969. 16 more words


What looting looks like

Over the past few weeks Fox News has been crammed with images of looting. Only one kind of looting by only one kind of looter will show up there – the kind that has the least effect on society, committed by our least powerful citizens that nonetheless generate the deepest innate fear in old white people. 400 more words

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Inequality And GDP Connected

At least in the UK, GDP would be about 20% greater if inequality had been kept to 1980 levels. Evidence that trickle down’s 34 year experiment did not succeed for the greater good. 10 more words