state inequality

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Brutal Bookends: Our Middle’s Final Squeeze?

New governors in New York and California seem hell-bent on delivering a knockout blow to America’s most historic social contribution, the mass middle class.

America’s Invisible Rich

In the states where America’s wealthy congregate, politicians can’t seem to see any wealthy people when the time comes to decide who to tax.

America’s Income Soulmates

Two decades of increasing inequality, a new state-by-state survey finds, have shoved poor and middle class Americans onto the same economic treadmill.