Use the subtabs above to get the facts on income inequality, tax inequality, wealth concentration, econnomic opportunity, inquality impacts, and pulic opinion.
Polls show that Americans, by a two-to-one margin, want to see the rich paying higher taxes.
Gallop Poll, August 10, 2011. Past polls.
In “blind testing,” 92 percent of Americans prefer Sweden's more equal wealth distribution to the more unequal distribution in the United States.
Norton, Michael I. and Dan Ariely. 2011. “Building a Better America: One Wealth Quintile at a Time.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 6: 9.