The 400 Richest Americans Are Now Richer Than the Bottom 50 Percent Combined

Latest studies show that the top 400 richest US citizens are wealthier than the entire bottom half of over 150 million people.

Also known as “the Forbes 400”, you can view the list here and see for yourself where they got their money from. Good points out that of the top 25 only three are woman and none are of color.

The question is: is it ok for a society to have wealth distribution as lopsided as this? Compare this to Sweden where a doctor makes little more than a grocery bagger.

Image: jameszol at Visual Economics

Full Article: Good Magazine

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