The Importance Of Wages In The United States

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Our current tax system is outrageously unjust. Most working people pay too much in taxes compared to corporations, multi-millionaires, and billionaires. Many of our biggest and most profitable corporations pay little or no tax. Most investment income is taxed at less than the rate of workers. Income disparities have become so pronounced that America's top 10 percent now averages nearly nine times as much income as the bottom 90 percent. Wages in the United States have been stagnating for more than three decades. Typical American workers and the nation's lowest wage workers have seen little or no growth in their real weekly wages. Since the mid-1980’s there has been an enormous transfer of wealth from the middle class and the poor to the wealthiest
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