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  •  Jared Bernstein has a good new piece (0+ / 0-)

    on inequality here.

    It has links to a couple of reports.

    More data:

    since the early 1980s, according to Piketty and Saez, we've transferred 15% of national income from the bottom 90% of households to the top 10%.
    Fifteen percent of national income. That ain't chump change, folks!

    What is valued is practiced. What is not valued is not practiced. -- Plato

    by RobLewis on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 10:13:12 AM PST

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