Originally Posted by Braincase
Yes. However, the chart fails to demonstrate changes in the Top 5%/95%, or Top 10%/90%. I should look for that info. Still kind of wild to think that 33% of this countries wealth is controlled by the top 1%. I wonder how much influence that 1% has on selection of candidates that appear on the ballots during any given election cycle.
Yep, a person has to look at who gains over the years. Our economy grows every year. Where does that growth go? Does the whole economy grow, or certain aspects.
So the question is, why isn't economic growth benefiting everyone and how do we reverse the trend.