The economy is improving, but the healing isn’t being felt equally. Wealthier Am…
The economy is improving, but the healing isn’t being felt equally. Wealthier Americans — especially the uber-rich whose fortunes are tied to the stock market — are thriving, while poorer Americans continue to rely on government aid just to survive. From 2019 to 2020, workers paid in the bottom fourth of the income spectrum lost nearly 7.9 million jobs, while the highest-paid workers gained nearly a million jobs.
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