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Two thirds of Americans aren't economically mobile

Jul 9, 2012
A new study from Pew's economic mobility project finds that only about one third of Americans have achieved a better economic position than their parents.
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Economist Joseph Stiglitz on income inequality in the U.S.

Jun 6, 2012
The Nobel Prize for Economics winner talks about how he thinks income inequality is harming our economy.
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Nick Hanauer on the TED talk, income inequality controversy

May 18, 2012
The venture capitalist discusses his controversial TED talk, why income and inequality has become political and what happens next.
Posted In: ted, income inequality, wealth gap

What Occupy Wall Street left behind

Apr 23, 2012
Zuccotti Park is empty these days, with no signs of another uprising, but the issues the protests brought to light in the national conversation still linger today.
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What is the wealth gap?

Mar 1, 2012
Those at the top have an increasingly bigger share, while middle and low incomes stagnate.
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How net wealth widens the gap

Jan 19, 2012
When you look at net wealth instead of income, the gap between the 1 percent and the 99 grows exponentially.
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Attitudes changing on divide between rich and poor

Jan 11, 2012
A Pew survey says Americans now think the conflict between rich and poor is more important than between whites and blacks or immigrants and the native-born.
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2011 in review: The rise of the people

Dec 27, 2011
From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street protests, discussions over income inequality took center stage this year -- and they aren't dying down anytime soon.
Posted In: Tahrir Square, Egypt, Occupy Wall Street, income inequality

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