Making It in the United States: The Harsh Realities Americans Face

Over 40 million Americans live in poverty.

Americans are taking on more debt and saving less.

College costs continue to skyrocket as median incomes have stalled.
A recession followed after reaching these levels in 2007.

We spend more on health care for worse results.

This economy isn’t sustainable.

Source: Inequality.org
Inequality has now reached pre-depression era levels. Source: Inequality.org
Almost all new gains have gone to the top 10% of earners since 1979. Source: Inequality.org

There are no perfect solutions but we must try something different.

M.A. in Applied Economics. I'm here to talk about economics, politics, and life. Follow me here and on Twitter @FrankLukacovic

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