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Monday, February 13, 2012

American Income Inequality Looks a Lot Like 1928

Posted by Sarah Mirk on Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 3:29 PM

The Senate budget committee held a hearing last week on income inequality, discussing some graphs that will make you shake your head in shame:

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As Mother Jones notes, "The 1 percent hasn't controlled such a large share of the economy since the eve of the Great Depression." Dance our worries away, girls!

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