Category: Amalia Bilis


The battle over income inequality became prevalent right before the Reconstruction era and was seen predominately between the American North and South. When the Civil War broke out, it was… Read more »

1970’s to 1980’s

An Unchanging Gap In 1972 families making more than $17,760, those who constitute the most affluent fifth of the economic hierarchy earned 41.4% of the nation’s aggregate income. Meanwhile, those… Read more »


Primary Sources: “America Becomes Less Equal.” New Republic 192 (February 18, 1985): 7–8. A New Economy. Directed by Julia Dyer. Produced by Julia Dyer. Dallas County Community College District, 2005. “An Unchanging… Read more »