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America has a serious “We” problem -- as in “Why should we pay for them?”America has a serious “We” problem—as in “Why should we pay for them?”

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"The reality of rising American inequality is stark. Since the late 1970s real wages for the bottom half of the work force have stagnated or fallen, while the incomes of the top 1 percent have nearly quadrupled (and the incomes of the top 0.1 percent have risen even more)," the Nobel Prize-winning economist wrote Sunday in The New York Times.

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