This graphic is based on research by The Levy Institute, which uses data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances. Those...

A Fugly Truth Made Pretty: A Cartoonist's Depiction Of Wealth Inequality

A Fugly Truth Made Pretty: A Cartoonist's Depiction Of Wealth Inequality in the US

CITY INCOME DONUTS  Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > 2,000,000). The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (a city will create concentric rings of wealth and poverty, with the rich both in the suburbs and in the "revitalized" downtown. This seems to have validity in older cities like Boston, New York, or Chicago, but in newer cities there are "wedges" of wealth in a continuous slice from the center to the…

CITY INCOME DONUTS Bill Rankin, 2006 This shows the distribution of income per capita around the 25 largest cities in the US (pop. > The goal was to test the DonutHypothesis (Note: pop density, central pt for pop)

Watch: Video on Wealth Inequality in the U.S.    Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/03/04/watch-video-on-wealth-inequality-in-the-u-s/#ixzz2MjBONBnj

Watch: Video on Wealth Inequality in the U.S

Wealth Inequality in America - Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

US Distribution of Wealth, 1870 - pretty well explains things as far as the effect plantation had on things: enormous wealth disparity.

US Distribution of Wealth, 1870 - pretty well explains things as far as the effect plantations had on things: enormous wealth disparity.

In an article published in The Atlantic, Ariely writes, “the vast majority of Americans prefer a distribution of wealth more equal than what exists in Sweden, which is often placed rhetorically at the extreme far left in terms of political ideology—embraced by liberals as an ideal society and disparaged by conservatives as an overreaching socialist nanny state.”

In an article published in The Atlantic, Ariely writes, “the vast majority of Americans prefer a distribution of wealth more equal than what exists in Sweden, which is often placed rhetorically at the extreme far left in terms of political ideology—embraced by liberals as an ideal society and disparaged by conservatives as an overreaching socialist nanny state.”

Poverty report: Is a more righteous distribution of wealth possible?

Poverty report: Is a more righteous distribution of wealth possible?

Distribution of wealth in Europe

Distribution of wealth in Europe

Americans Vastly Underestimate Wealth Inequality, Support 'More Equal Distribution Of Wealth': Study | HuffPost

Americans Vastly Underestimate Wealth Inequality, Support 'More Equal Distribution Of Wealth': Study

Americans Vastly Underestimate Wealth Inequality, Support 'More Equal Distribution Of Wealth': Study | HuffPost

It’s no secret, there’s wealth in China. The luxury markets are booming, but where’s the wealth, and who has it?

Where are the wealthiest places in China and the most expensive places to live? Who are the wealthiest people in China, and where are they spending their money and what Chinese luxury brands are they buying? This infographic takes a look.

Over the years, college students have stood together for what they believe in, from civil rights to anti-war policies to the more recent protests against the unequal distribution of wealth, otherwise known as Occupy Wall Street. But no where in history ha

Bottled Water Ban Battle

Over the years, college students have stood together for what they believe in, from civil rights to anti-war policies to the more recent protests against the unequal distribution of wealth, otherwise known as Occupy Wall Street.

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