The Rich (and Non-Rich) Get Poorer

February 1975
National Review;2/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p207
The article reflects on the study made by the United States Joint Economic Committee stating that the rich generally get richer and the poor get poorer under the American tax and economic system. The study defines the "rich" as families of four with an income of $20,883, and the "poor" with an income of $9,320. It is reported that the food items consumed in greater quantities by lower income families have increased.


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