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Income Inequality – Charts & Policy

Published / by Stephen Chapel

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Top Charts of 2018, Economic Policy Institute – Twelve charts that show how policy could reduce inequality—but instead is making it worse. December 20, 2018.

  1. The upward march of inequality is firmly reestablishing itself
  2. Depending on the state, the average top 1-percenter makes between 12.7 and 44.4 times more each year than the average bottom 99-percenter
  3. The Fed can look to the late 1990s for guidance on how to raise wages
  4. Attacks on unions have hurt their ability to hold inequality in check
  5. An attack on public-sector unions is an attack on women, teachers, and African Americans

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