Bartel's Unequal Democracy

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In chapter two of Bartels book Unequal Democracy. He elaborates on several arguments of how people running the white house have created drastic differences in American family income growth. Throughout his research he found out that republican administrations have had an increase in income throughout the lower and middle class in the U.S.A. In addition he found that Democratic administrations have lagged this income growth to the lower and middle class families. As the white house continues to change in political views Bartel catches these dramatic differences in income growth. He proves this by showing post-war era statistics. These statistics showed that with Democrats in control, the unemployment rate is less than under a Republican. But

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