Monday, November 14, 2005

Second Deadly Sin: Envy

I read a passage from this piece by Sebastian Mallaby. I think the way you read it says a lot about how you see the world
[I]n 1980, the top fifth of families earned 7.7 times as much as the bottom fifth; by 2001, that ratio had risen to 11.4. So even though the bottom fifth of households made modest gains, the inequality ratio jumped by almost 50 percent.


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