It’s true: America’s wealthiest .1 percent has almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent. As the chart above from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and The Guardian shows, the bottom 90 percent’s wealth peaked in the 1980s and has been on a steady decline since. The Great Recession sped up that decline.
The US has the least equality?
The numbers behind that
Is that right?
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth / The Guardian