#AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce #GDP is no longer of reflection of National Income. The wealthiest since 1980 make 2.9 % more. We have the tools to illustrate our data!

benefit those at the top and calling it a success every quarter when the aggregate national income rises, we would have a more complete picture of what, if anything, trickles down to the rest of us.

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