Comments for: Occupation and opportunity

Posted Dec. 06, 2011, at 4:33 p.m.

Our nation has changed as the distribution of wealth has become rather skewed. Inflation-adjusted incomes of the very rich have exploded as middle incomes have stagnated and the middle class’ share of the nation’s wealth has decreased. Between 1979 and 2006, the average after-tax income of the top 1 percent …

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