Millions of Americans are still dealing with the painful effects of the pandemic-induced recession. But one group has done phenomenally well: billionaires. While many Americans have lost their jobs, income and health care, the country’s billionaires have seen their collective wealth skyrocket by over $1.3 trillion since March 2020.

As we get closer to finally escaping the pandemic and look to revitalize our middle class, it’s only fair to ask America’s multimillionaires and billionaires to help pick up the tab. But we also need to address the underlying inequality that has let this group’s wealth skyrocket while the rest of the country suffers.

Read the full article at CNN Business.

Chuck Collins directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @Chuck99to1.

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