Income Inequality: The Rich Get Richer

A fascinating series of recent Tim Noah articles in Slate graphically convey the growing US income gap:

It’s generally understood that we live in a time of growing income inequality, but “the ordinary person is not really aware of how big it is,” Krugman told me. During the late 1980s and the late Click to Read More

Why you’re not making more money than a decade ago: Diary of a Recession Baby – MarketWatch

More on stagnating wages and the widening income gap in America.

The story is often told that college graduates have done well and everyone else has not. But that’s not true,” said Josh Bivens, an economist at EPI.

For high school graduates, median inflation-adjusted wages were $626 per week in 2009, compared with Click to Read More