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Inequality of Wealth

The Threat to American Democracy- INEQUALITY OF WEALTH Ownership of Financial Wealth of America The reality is that we have more people living in poverty today than at any time in the history of the United States of America. The fact of the matter is that we have by far the highest rate of childhood poverty of any major industrialized nation on Earth. 100M The richest 400 Americans own ERVE NOTI more wealth than the bottom half of America, 150 million people 860 I OF 95% Walmart * $78B From 2009 through 2012, 95% of all new income earned in this country went to the top 1% Combined profit since 2008 $1,000B verizon $0 Over the past decade, the net worth of the top 400 billionaires in this country has doubled, up by $1 trillion in the last 10 years QBOEING Total Federal Income taxes The top 1% owns The bottom 60% 38% 2.3% The Walton family, the owners of Walmart, are now worth $148 Billion That's more wealth than the <$283 <$1700 <$10,000 $24Billion bottom 40% of American society The typical femal worker made $1700 less last year than she did in 2007 The top 25 hedge fund managers made over $24 billion last year The typical male worker in this Half of the American Of all retail outlets, Walmart is the largest recipient of government assistance in the country country made $283 less last year than he did 44 years ago people have less than $10,000 in their savings account Taken from Bernie Sanders speech on the Senate floor.¬°VCD5H That's enough to pay the salaries of more than 425,000 public school teachers Infographic by: Troy Stange TES STEM

Inequality of Wealth

shared by troystange on Apr 15
This is a personal project I did after watching Bernie Sanders give a speech on the topic on the Senate floor recently.


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