Closing the Wealth Gap in the U.S.

The gap is growing between America’s rich and poor. Economic critic Robert Kuttner says the U.S. government must take a more active role in closing that gap. Kuttner is editor of American Prospect and his new book is The Squandering of America.

Weigh in: Have you seen changes in the gap between the rich and poor during your lifetime? Give concrete examples if you can.

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