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Business to a new poll.
Turns out but most people in America really do support supports.
High income -- according to a new study by globes scam.
Of Americans think that the rich -- design of that wealth.
Say they don't deserve it but he is the key facts.
Those numbers are essentially flat.
With the same survey conducted in 2008 no change.
Sam Mount Hood from globes again is in London Sam thanks for joining us to -- the conclusion that where drawing from this.
Is that full list Occupy Movement all this anti rich rhetoric has had no impact on the way America feels we still think.
-- -- of the -- -- -- up to a point I'd say I think the picture is actually a bit more complex and -- certainly when you look at it is a global study we've actually run across 23 countries around the world.
I'm without question in the US is among the countries to the most -- about.
About Rick's rich people does that mean that well so there's I -- I think Australia that's more relaxed about it.
Tom what I would say -- is that you need to put that in context a similar on the findings that we've been.
Pulling out recently not to believe that.
Of Americans don't think fats.
You know economic benefits and burdens have been fairly shed -- the last few years I'm not gone up.
So yes American people are relative to other countries certainly more relaxed about rich people -- that wealth is that implied got some pretty serious misgivings in other areas.
Okay send it does that imply that you also they suggest that Americans are not so well I'm.
That they don't believe quite so much that we have a meritocracy.
And America is that the inference that it.
That's that's probably fairly accurate I think they're starting to -- questions about the economic system -- way that they haven't before.
We we track pretty regularly what people think about free market the free market economy.
-- is remarkable.
Drawl in that US so poll for -- free market economy is the best available economic system what was taught his physical Obama -- -- what -- if you if you actually -- you'll support for free market economics in America how many so that we support.
58 the -- -- the best available economic system.
I'm now that fast drop that was -- up in the seventies so that was that was that about drops ready precipitously.
A couple of a couple of years ago seemingly and in response to recession.
The vessels vessels and don't forget there's actually majority of Americans when we pulled from the said -- they support to its.
-- the earnings of occupied so I think you've got two things going on hand I think people on the one hand absolutely there's.
Tradition and -- all of the united aspiration.
Of you know people being able to better themselves and -- themselves and through their -- -- well I'm people cling to that funds still value back.
But I think it the same time you know people -- saying.
United all the figures suggest that there's been a real increase in.
Economic inequality if you look at what's happened to being comes offense and American society that got something -- to send over the last twenty years.
Whereas here becomes a middle costs have been pretty -- stack conditional declining semi local authorities that a process that.
And look at that that's a very good summation of the study and we thank you very much Sam this is very important stuff and an election year crucial election here in America.
Thanks for bringing this to our attention it's good information we appreciate it thank you -- -- -- --