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How Incomes Changed (1977-2014)

Between 1977 and 2014 the economy has primarily only rewarded the top 10% of earners and there have been significant drops in income for middle-income groups. Policies like the creation of tax credits have shifted resources from the poor and the rich towards the middle.


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