Friday, April 22, 2005

Who Gains

Here's something interesting from Moon of Alabama for those who think we have to give the wealthiest all the breaks we can for the economy to prosper. This graph, which comes from the Financial Times, shows that all segments of British society have seen income gains during Tony Blair's tenure:

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The graph reminds me of how U.S. cities prospered in the 1990s. Clinton and Blair are alike in that they are more respected than loved. But no peacetime leader can do better than to promote prosperity that benefits all citizens.

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