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A Raw Deal: Our Pain, Their Gain

As a new year dawns, life in the land of opportunity isn’t what it used to be for many Americans.
Today, our nation is marred by growing inequality, constricting opportunity, and declining social mobility- it has become a place where record-setting corporate profits do not translate to increased compensation for workers or even enough jobs for our legions of unemployed.
We live in a country where the wealthiest citizens often have lower effective income tax rates than many in the middle class; one where the villains who brought on the financial crash received bloated bonuses and had their firms ...

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