With the size of Wall Street bonuses commonly being compared against the median household income, income inequality has quickly become a hot-button political issue in the United States. Continue reading… “Income gap between bosses and workers getting bigger”
It is a lot harder these days than it used to be for Americans to improve their circumstances. One of the most distressing aspects of the state of the US economy is the decrease in social mobility. In other words, if Americans are born poor, they’re overwhelmingly likely to stay poor.