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Two-Thirds of Americans Dissatisfied With Current Income Inequality

Almost all the income growth in the past few years has gone to the top 1 percent and the American people aren’t happy about it. According to Gallup 67 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with how wealth and income are distributed in the country. From Gallup:

Satisfaction With Income and Wealth Distribution in the U.S., January 2014

Since a majority of members of Congress are now millionaires it is unlikely they are going to rush to deal with this problem but the growing wealth gap will probably be the fundamental issue that dominates my generation.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is now living in the Washington DC area. He created a politics and policy blog, The Walker Report (http://jwalkerreport.blogspot.com/).

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