Archive for January, 2013

January 7, 2013

Wealth Inequality in the United States

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The Bottom 50% of US households only hold 1.1% of the total net worth. The Top 1% of households hold more wealth than the bottom 90% of US households. 99% of US households only hold 65.4% of the total net worth.

WealthInequality_2Regardless of what you think we should do about this inequality in wealth, the fact of the matter is, a modern society cannot function to its fullest potential with so much wealth in the hands of so few.

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