U.S. Income Inequality Widest Since 1928

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    The number of Americans who went to the movies hit a 20-year low in 2014, leaving theaters scrambling to find ways to incentivize the public to see new releases on the big screen rather than watch films at home or on the internet. Here are some methods theaters are using to win back audiences and increase box office sales:

U.S. Income Inequality Widest Since 1928

Last year, the nation’s wealthiest 1 percent took in the largest share of U.S. household income since the eve of the Great Depression in 1928, with their incomes rising 20 percent during 2012, compared to a 1 percent annual increase in income for the remaining 99 percent of the population. What do you think?

  • “All right! So we’re only a crash, a war, and a dust bowl away from a level playing field!”

    Winter Dillon
    Systems Analyst
  • “Maybe 2014 will be the 99 percent’s year.”

    Douglas Kopecky
    Battery Assembler
  • “You mean all these good times could be coming to an end?”

    Charlene Kirk
    Airbrush Artist