US President Barack Obama has pledged to tackle economic inequality in his annual State of the Union speech.

Obama said that “after four years of economic growth, corporate profits and stock prices have rarely been higher and those at the top have never done better. But average wagers have barely budged. Inequality has deepened. Upper mobility has stalled. The cold, hard fact is that even in the midst of recovery, too many Americans are working more than ever just to get by, let alone to get ...


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