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Wages and the Income Gap

Since the late seventies, income inequality has been been growing in the U.S. In fact, according to an Associated Press report, last year the wealthiest Americans showed their biggest share of the country's household income since 1928. Why is the gap between rich and poor widening, and what does it mean for the middle class, and our economy? Joining us to discuss that are Jonathan Willner, Economics Department Chair at the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business; Fred Morgan, President of the State Chamber of Oklahoma; and, from Tulsa, David Blatt, Director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute.

Related Topics: Community, Modern, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on October 13, 2013