Inequality Run Amok

“New York is an especially bleak case study. The top fifth of earners in Manhattan now makes 52 times what the lowest fifth makes — $365,826 annually compared with $7,047 — roughly comparable to income disparity in Namibia.”
-Dmitri Iglitzin and Steven Hill-

Read more disheartening statistics regarding wealth disparitiy in Dmitri Iglitzin’s and Steven Hill’s “Inequality Has Run Amok. Do US Leaders Care.

Iglitzin is a labor law attorney based in Seattle. Steven Hill is director of the political reform program of the New America Foundation and author of 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy.
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