Attack The Income Gap At Its Source

Growing income inequality in the U.S. is an unfortunate legacy of the tumultuous '80s and '90s. Thanks to a vast array of economic, social, and cultural changes--ranging from the decline of good-paying unskilled jobs to the growth in single-parent families to changes in immigration patterns--the gap between rich and poor is the widest since the Census Bureau started keeping such statistics in 1947.

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