Interest Group - World Affairs Discussion: “Income Polarization"

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 13:00 to 14:30

Discuss “Income Polarization and the resulting effect on such issues as the middle class and upper class”.

1. In the last 40 years CEO pay has risen by 937% while worker wages have remained stagnant

America’s inequality problem continues to be the worst in the industrialized world

https://www.nationofchange.org/2017/07/22/last-40-years-ceo-pay-risen-937-worker-wages-remained-stagnant/

2. For most workers, real wages have barely budged for decades

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/10/09/for-most-workers-real-wages-have-barely-budged-for-decades/

3. CEO pay remains high relative to the pay of typical workers and high-wage earners

http://www.epi.org/publication/ceo-pay-remains-high-relative-to-the-pay-of-typical-workers-and-high-wage-earners/

4. Republicans are right: Going to college hurts

Women owe two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding $1.3 trillion student loan debt.

https://www.nationofchange.org/2017/07/23/republicans-right-going-college-hurts/

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SF State's Downtown Campus, 835 Market St., Room 677
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