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 Income Inequality At Record Levels
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever. Read more...
Income from oil and gas production doesn’t always trickle down to landowners, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay in royalties. Read more...
Uncle Sam has a well-documented need for more tax revenue in the years ahead. And a big reason why is that between them, Presidents Bush and Obama cut taxes by more than the five times the amount of the combined new revenue hikes Obama got in January and is asking for now. Read more...
Watch: Global Wealth Inequality, what you never knew you never knew. Read more...
Say goodbye to the middle class, or at least, that’s what a majority of Americans believe. The U.S. middle class is shrinking, and more Americans don’t believe they will achieve that way of life, according to a study released on Read more...

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A new report before the "official" report on poverty in the U.S. is released gives a heads-up on what we can expect to be revealed. Yes, poverty is on track to reach levels not since before Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty" in 1964. Peter Read more...
Why are the Koch Brothers Betting on Mitt Romney? Read more...
Peter Adamson with the Office of Research at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), discusses the international data contained in <a href="http://www.unicef-irc.org/">Report Card 10</a>, a first-ever analysis of new data from the European Union's Statistics on Income and Living Conditions household surveys reveals the extent of child poverty and child deprivation in the world’s advanced economies. Read more...
The one percent have become even wealthier than previously thought -- if you can imagine that -- especially the "super rich," who got richer faster than the "merely rich." Read more...
93 Percent of 2010's Income Gains Went to the Richest 1 percent... Read more...