There have been times in the life of this community – mill closures, fires, a recession that was really a depression – when it faced a tipping point, when the whole thing could have gone this way or that, regaining equilibrium or sliding on down the hill.
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Ever since the financial crash of 2008, we’ve been having an anxious national debate about the growing income gap. What does it mean for American society when most workers’ wages are flat and almost all economic gains flow to the top 1 percent — or to the top one-tenth of 1 percent?