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Americans Grapple with Income Inequality

The wealthiest county in America is settled deep in 4 a.m. slumber when Neal Breen threads the mini-mansion subdivisions and snow-blanketed fairways on his way to open shop.

02/02/2014

The new Pew Research Center and USA Today survey finds that there is broad public agreement of a growing gap between rich and poor, and over half of Americans surveyed – 54 percent – say they favor taxing the wealthy and corporations to expand programs for the poor.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: 54 Percent Of US Favors Taxing The Wealthy, Corporations To Fund Poor

The new Pew Research Center and USA Today survey finds that there is broad public agreement of a growing gap between rich and poor, and over half of Americans surveyed – 54 percent – say they favor taxing the wealthy and corporations to expand programs for the poor.

01/23/2014

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Obama To Announce 5 ‘Promise Zones’ In Effort To Focus On Income Inequality

President Barack Obama will announce five “Promise Zones” this week as part of his effort to focus on income inequality in the lead-up to his State of the Union address.

01/08/2014