by Cynthia McCabe | October 21, 2011
Talk about a raise. According to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute, the wealthiest 1 percent of U.S. households saw their inflation-adjusted incomes skyrocket 224 percent from 1979 to 2007, while the bottom 90 percent of households grew just 5 percent during that time.
Seems like Occupy Wall Street’s protestors arguing for fairness for the “99ers” (translation: the rest of us) are on to something.
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