Income Distribution: Stagnant or Mobile?

Special Publications | Economy


Monday, August 01, 2005
by Bruce Bartlett

The problem for the Democrats is that the American people don't believe in class warfare. They don't hate the rich because they are rich. On the contrary, they want nothing more than to emulate them. And many Americans believe that they have a good shot at joining the ranks of the rich. The data confirm that such hopes and expectations are not unrealistic.

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