Thumbs down: Income gap increases 

Over the past 30 years, the gap between rich and poor has grown faster in Indiana than in all but five other states. "Prolonged growth in income inequality undermines the basic American belief that hard work should pay off," says Elizabeth McNichol of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, which authored the study. Little wonder food service workers at Butler and Marian announced last week that they are joining the movement to unionize that has already organized food service workers at IUPUI and the Indianapolis International Airport. ("We Deserve Better," Nov. 14.)


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