Top 1% takes nearly all income growth in the last decade

During his State of the Union address, Obama had a relatively optimistic look as far as the American economy goes.

But were his statements all founded?

One of the claims he made was that wages were finally beginning to go up, but whose wages does he mean?

According to the Economic Policy Institute, the average income of the bottom 99 percent has dropped .04% with the top 1% seeing a 36.8% gain in the three years after the recession.

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