Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Mother Jones, 
Submitted by: Editor

Inequality in America in 11 Charts

It's the Inequality, Stupid.

Mother Jones explores how inequality is transforming our culture into a plutocracy with 11 charts spanning the following topics:

  • How Rich Are The Superrich?
  • Winners Take All
  • Out of Balance
  • Capitol Gain
  • Who's Winning?
  • Your Loss, Their Gain

A huge share of the nation's economic growth over the past 30 years has gone to the top one-hundredth of one percent, who now make an average of $27 million per household.The average income for the bottom 90 percent of us? $31,244.

Posted by Editor on 03/09/11 at 02:04 PM •  (0) Comments

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