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Why is income inequality so high in the US?

There's no arguing the fact that income inequality is at record highs and that the middle class is shrinking - so why is that? Is it simple greed of a few? Is it policies that favor corruption? Is it wages not keeping up with inflation? what do you think contributes to this disparity and how do we fix it?

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Best Answer Robert Clinton (rclinton5280) says

22 months ago
  • TheBizWhiz 22 months ago

    But you are putting the cart before the horse. Corporations started out as small businesses, but gained their wealth by providing something that people want.

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Tom Ware (Tusitala Tom) says

22 months ago
  • twodawgs 22 months ago

    As much as I lament this, your observation is true enough.

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dashingscorpio says

22 months ago
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    Zelkiiro 22 months ago

    You missed the point of the question.

    The question isn't, "How does one get rich?" It's "Why are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer?"

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Zelkiiro says

22 months ago
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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 22 months ago

    absolutely right about trickle down economics being ineffective, what can be done to turn the tides though?

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Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) says

22 months ago
Why Is Income Inequality So High In the United States?: (An Essay)87

Why Is Income Inequality So High In the United States?: (An Essay)

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TheBizWhiz says

22 months ago
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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 22 months ago

    HEY, THERE YOU GO! Great answer, rated an A!

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