Mother Jones: It’s the Inequality, Stupid!

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Eleven charts that explain everything that’s wrong with America.

— By Dave Gilson and Carolyn Perot

How Rich Are the Superrich?

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.

Phi Beta Iota: We don’t make this stuff up.  Read all eleven charts.