23 Mind-Blowing Facts About Income Inequality In America
Nov. 7, 2011, 9:29 AM
From Business Insider
Once again the rich are getting richer as the poor get poorer in America.
Although rich people took a hit in the financial crisis, the stock market has recovered strongly.
Main Street has not: Median household income has fallen 10% since the beginning of the recession and unemployment has increased by nearly 5 percentage points.
Populist movements among Democrats and Republicans have finally put this issue in the spotlight. If you haven't seen these charts, then prepare to have your mind blown.
To read on click here. Take the time to view the remarkable charts and graphs that simply report the facts established by the data. The current trends appear frighteningly like the period immediately prior to the Great Depression.
All the while, the poor suffer most.