U.S. Income Inequality Widest Since 1928

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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