Wealth inequality in America, rich vs poor


  • video about rich vs poor
    • the top 1% of America has more than 50% of the stocks & bonds wealth
    • the bottom 50% has only 0.5% of the stocks & bonds wealth, so the top 1% has 100 times the stocks and bonds wealth of the bottom 50% combined
    • The average CEO makes 380 times what the AVERAGE worker makes
  • I've been trying to confirm this elsewhere, but Russell Brand said that 300 Americans have the same amount of wealth as their 85 million poorest Americans. If anyone finds another source for that, please let me know
  • Here's a great article on wealth distribution from University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Wealth inequality worldwide




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