Bu$hCo & his ReThug minions only care about about the top 2%.
Our policies need to consider the additional causes of our widening wealth gap, including tax breaks for the mega-wealthy; the lack of strong U.S. employment strategies; and the decline of unions, which were essential to building 20th-century America's middle class.
The question, really, comes down to this: What kind of society do Americans want to create in this century?
The avoiders will continue to try to weakly dispute whether inequality is growing.
It's what she says about the avoiders, but many people who ought to care, those of us who feel the stagnant wages, need to wake the fuck up. here are more inconvenient facts for us.
Americans earned a smaller average income in 2005 than in 2000, the fifth consecutive year that they had to make ends meet with less money than at the peak of the last economic expansion, new government data shows.
While incomes have been on the rise since 2002, the average income in 2005 was $55,238, still nearly 1 percent less than the $55,714 in 2000, after adjusting for inflation, analysis of new tax statistics show.
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