Tag Archives: income inequality

The Bottom Keeps Dropping

Over the last 15 years, more than half of income growth was captured by the top 1% of incomes. (See A Billionaire Urges Us to Support His Coup | Notes from The Pondonome) And the bottom keeps dropping. Even at times … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Economics, History, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Maybe They Just Don’t Need Us Anymore

Ted Frier, over at They gave us a republic…, riffs on an essay from last July by Michael Lind. The subject: maybe the rich just don’t need us any more. “Many of the highest-paid individuals on Wall Street have grown … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Comment, Politics | Tagged , | 1 Comment