Overviews on the issues of trends in inequality:
On the Equality of Opportunity Project website are papers analyzing the trends in inter-generational social mobility over time and according to geographical location. They also compare the USA patterns with other developed societies.
Even Wikipedia can provide some good overviews, e.g. “Income Inequality in the United States”
Overviews on the hollowing out of the US middle class: 2016 Sources
Chen, Victor Tan. All Hollowed Out: The lonely poverty of America’s white working class. The Atlantic. June 16, 2016.
The Pew Research Center offers a number of good overviews:
– “A Rise in Wealth for the Wealthy; Declines for the Lower 93%: An Uneven Recovery, 2009-2011. April 23, 2013.
Domhoff, William Who Rules America.
Democratic Party resources
President Obama. The 2016 Economic Report of the President. February 22, 2016.
Hillary Clinton. A plan to raise American incomes.
Bernie Sanders. Income and Wealth Inequality.
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