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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

2 years ago
  • TheBizWhiz 2 years 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

2 years ago
  • twodawgs 2 years ago

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


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dashingscorpio says

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    Zelkiiro 2 years 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

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 2 years 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

2 years ago
Why Is Income Inequality So High In the United States?: (An Essay)84

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

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TheBizWhiz says

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 2 years ago

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


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