The Give America a Raise tour will stop in Columbus at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the SEIU District 1199 office, 1395 Dublin Road. Special guests will include U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, candidate for Ohio Treasurer Connie Pillich, and Ohio Representative Mike Foley.
The shrinking middle class and the growing ranks of the poor are not the only people affected by economic inequality. It also threatens the overall stability of the American economy.
In modern times, the years of widest income disparity in the United States were 1928 and 2007 — two years before the greatest economic crashes.