Income inequality has been growing. The spread between the richest Canadians and the rest of us has grown dramatically since the late 1970's. From the United States we learn that 400 people have more wealth than the bottom 150 million people. This small group has more combined wealth than 45% of the nation. How can that be good?
I will post soon the numbers for Canada. While i gather this information, check out this article in the New York Times on the Occupy Wall St effort and the issues these people have made us all aware of.