Monday, November 05, 2007

Inequity in Oregon

When I think of America's grotesque income inequity, I think of hedge fund managers or shamelessly rich corporate CEOs back East, whose moral bankruptcy is reflected in their compensation's being 400 to 500 times what their average worker makes.

Here in Oregon no such thing could happen, right?

Don’t count on it.

The Oregon Center for Public Policy has looked into what has happened here over the last few years.

The recently released results aren’t pretty.

For an elite group of Oregonians, the New Gilded Age has arrived. For nearly everyone else, this is a tarnished era of stagnation or worse.

For more, take a look here.



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