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New York police violently attacking unemployed workers in Tompkins Square Park, 1874

Do We Live in a New Gilded Age? – Income Inequality and the Stability of Societies

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Economics, Philosophy, Politics
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First a chart… The chart above recently sparked a debate in my family. What does rising wealth inequality mean for millennials’ expectations to continue living in a peaceful, open society? Is the U.S. now really similar to the time of The Great Gatsby when it comes to the “wealth gap”? Or is this chart misleading …

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