Income Inequality: A man explains the problem with income inequality pretty well: Top 1% see incomes soar 188%. Everyone else ... not so much
The Great Depression:
A major cause? Roubini: U.S. has 1929-style income inequality
My Plan? Finish the repealing of the Bush Tax Cuts. Enforce and recoup Corporate Taxes. Look into making our tax system fairer (more progressive?) I am not talking Robin Hood here, robbing the rich to give to the poor. I am talking about freeing up more local and state funds for education by providing more federal funds for infrastructure repairs and new infrastructure capital projects, creating better paying jobs. The cornerstone of the reversal of the current income inequality is EDUCATION, making people more marketable for jobs. But those jobs have to exist. In my humble opinion, there is a reason people give a lot of money to political campaigns, to keep the status quo. I want the status quo changed. Do you?
It may be impacting people at an early age: Income Inequality, Social Mobility, and the Decision to Drop Out Of High School
Are you in America’s shrinking middle class? Rated 'R' (HBO):