TITLE

Rich getting richer, poor and middle class lose ground

AUTHOR(S)
Francis, David R.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Inside Tucson Business;4/21/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the growing income gap in the U.S. According to the latest study of income inequality, the rich have been getting richer and the middle class and poor are finding life more difficult economically. The author said that congressional committees hold hearings on the issue but at time with political candidates need campaign contributions, no restraining action has been taken.
ACCESSION #
31788057

 

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