Why is the U.S.’s 1 percent so much richer than everywhere else?

by Lydia DePillis

It’s been nearly two years since Occupy Wall Street took over Zuccotti Park, and the academic establishment is still chewing through questions it raised about how to understand the 1 percent in America. In particular, how did they get so darn rich? And what would happen if we took some of their money away?

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