Most Americans Dissatisfied With Income Inequality

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Almost all the income growth in the past few years has gone to the top 1 percent and the American people aren’t happy about it. According to Gallup 67 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with how wealth and income are distributed in the country. From Gallup:

Satisfaction With Income and Wealth Distribution in the U.S., January 2014

Since a majority of members of Congress are now millionaires it is unlikely they are going to rush to deal with this problem but the growing wealth gap will probably be the fundamental issue that dominates my generation.

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  • DHFabian

    To clarify this issue: The middle class is dissatisfied with income inequality between them and the rich, but entirely satisfied with the income gap between the middle class and poor. They want more for themselves, but not a crumb for the poor, all those who have been pushed out of our shrinking job market.