Search the internet for data regarding one of the following: (1) the level and distribution of income or wealth in the U. S. and how this level and distribution has changed over time, (2) the distribution of income or wealth within other countries, or (3) the distribution of taxes paid by people of different incomes. By Wednesday midnight, post a one short paragraph summary (in your own words) of what you find (include the URLs of or links to web sites you cite).

Search the internet for data regarding one of the following: (1) the level and distribution of income or wealth in the U. S. and how this level and distribution has changed over time, (2) the distribution of income or wealth within other countries, or (3) the distribution of taxes paid by people of different incomes.  By Wednesday midnight, post a one short paragraph summary (in your own words) of what you find (include the URLs of or links to web sites you cite).  In your summary, address one of the following questions: (1) Are all Americans getting wealthier?,  (2) Are the rich getting richer while the poor are getting poorer?, (3) Is inequality rising or falling in the U.S.?, (4) Is inequality rising or falling in other countries? (5) is the distribution of income and wealth more or less wide in the U.S. compared with other countries?  (6) What share of all taxes do the wealthy pay?  (7)  Do you think the share of income and other taxes paid by the wealthy is large?  (8) Do you think the distribution of income and wealth in the U.S. is wide?  (9) Do you think the distribution of income and wealth has become wider recently?  You may include summary statistics, but do not include detailed statistics within your posts.  Read your classmates’ posts.  Address a question that has not been fully addressed by a classmate.