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From Harrop: Americans not entirely unsympathetic with jobless

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Americans don’t care much about rising economic inequality, recent surveys suggest. But that’s not quite right. The public may know that the top 10 percent pulled in about half of pretax income in 2012 — and that income inequality is the widest it’s been since right before the Great Depression. Its brain understands that these trends are not good for the society. But Americans express far less concern about the U.S. income gap than do ...

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