Occupy Wall Street Public date: 10.08.2017 19:47:16

Publisher: Mother Jones

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4 Feb 2011

Why Screwing Unions Screws the Entire Middle Class

Income inequality has grown dramatically since the mid-'70s-far more in the US than in most advanced countries-and the gap is only partly related to college grads outperforming high-school grads. Rather, the bulk of our growing inequality has been a product of skyrocketing incomes among the richest 1 percent and-even more dramatically-among the top 0.1 percent. It has, in other words, been CEOs and Wall Street traders at the very tippy-top who are hoovering up vast sums of money from everyone, even those who by ordinary standards are pretty well off.
Income inequality has grown dramatically since the mid-'70s-far more in the US than in most advanced countries-and the...

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