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U.K. Workers Worse Off Than Pre-Crisis as Generational Gap Opens

U.K. Workers Worse Off Than Pre-Crisis as Generational Gap Opens.

Maddow & Krugman Explain Link between Wealth Disparity & Economic Disaster Paul Krugman spoke with Rachel Maddow about the direct correlation between expanding income inequality and the increasingly divisive political polarization present in the US. The wealth disparity between the rich and poor has been shown to greatly increase just prior to a severe economic crisis, as it did before the Great Depression; and the wealth gap in our country has never been as extreme as it is right now.

Wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, the great economic issue of our time, and the great political issue of our time.

Brazil. Amazing how you can see the poverty line and wealth disparity in one picture.

300 americans have the same amount of wealth as 85 million poorest !!! almost one third of the country !

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Britain's richest 1% own as much as poorest 55% of population

ONS figures reveal growing wealth disparity and north-south divide, with nation's top 10% owning 44% of household wealth