Posts Tagged by wealth gap
|February 1, 2015||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration, Taxes|
Middle- and low-income Americans pay far higher state and local taxes than do the wealthy, according to ITEP.
|January 9, 2015||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
It’s like the old joke of the operation was successful but the patient died. The economy recovered but more people are poor.
|August 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
1% of US earners averaged $1.3 million in 2012; the top .01% averaged $30.8 million that year. Lucky them, unlucky economy.
|December 6, 2013||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
There is enough to go around so that nobody need suffer. The problem, it’s not going around. It gets stuck in the 1% of the 1% of the 1%.
|October 24, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Why’s there such a gold rush in housing right now? Wall Street is flipping homes into rental properties and then leasing them to the very people they foreclosed out of the real estate market. This 2013 article is from ColorLines, May 30.