Revealed: how the wealth gap holds back economic growth | Business | The Guardian

Revealed: how the wealth gap holds back economic growth | Business | The Guardian. The west’s leading economic thinktank on Tuesday dismissed the concept of trickle-down economics as it found that the UK economy would have been more than 20% bigger had the gap between rich and poor not widened since the 1980s. Publishing its … More Revealed: how the wealth gap holds back economic growth | Business | The Guardian

Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape – NYTimes.com

Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape – NYTimes.com. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — At 7 in the morning, they are already lined up — poultry plant workers, housekeepers, discount store clerks — to ask for help paying their heating bills or feeding their families. And once Metropolitan Ministries opens at 8 a.m., these workers fill … More Low-Wage Workers Are Finding Poverty Harder to Escape – NYTimes.com