“inequality” Charts

What's The Biggest Threat to the World? »

Well, it depends on where you live. These results aren't particularly surprising, but they reveal how much people's experience at…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 373
Score: 13

Liberty and Job "Recovery" For All? »

This “recovery” and the two which preceded it have been “jobless recoveries.” While the government measure of the unemployment rate…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 408
Score: 6

Addicted: Our Ever-Accelerating Attraction to Advancement »

The World Wide Web, first invented by Tim Berners-Lee 25 years ago, has fundamentally altered the way we communicate, learn,…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 310
Score: 6

400 Individuals Own More Wealth Than 60% Of America »

According to a medieval historian, today's wealth inequality is much worse than what prevailed in the Middle Ages. What does…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 342
Score: 6

Americans Favor Government Intervention to Reduce Inequality »

A plurality of Americans are of the opinion that it is 'very important' for the government to introduce policies that…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 151
Score: 5

Think Income Inequality is Bad? Take a Look at Wealth »

While the highest-earning fifth of U.S. families earned 59.1% of all income, the richest fifth held 88.9% of all wealth.…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 405
Score: 5

As Unionization Rates Have Fallen, CEO Pay Has Climbed »

The divide between CEO and worker pay is on course to grow even wider, since industries projected to have the…

United for a Fair Economy
by: United for a Fair Economy
views: 80
Score: 5

#OccupyEducation: Higher Student Debt, Lower Quality of Life »

Quality of life in terms of financial and physical well-being is drastically different for college grads who walked away with…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 198
Score: 4

Mass Illiteracy - The Unequal Education of Women »

Much of Sub-Sahara Africa and other developing countries fail to educate women. In fact, nearly one in two of the…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 260
Score: 4

Britain's Inequality Starting to Match The US »

Britain has seen growing inequality that is beginning to assume U.S. proportions. In terms of wealth, the 100 richest people…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 250
Score: 4

Got Diversity? See How The US Government Measures Up »

Currently the 113th Congress is the most diverse ever, yet 82% is white and 81% is male. Of the nine…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 301
Score: 4

Women Are Only 24% of All STEM Workers in the US »

The gender imbalance in the sciences today is arguably more pronounced than in any other field. According to data from…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 349
Score: 4

US Executives on Inequality: Government Must Get Involved »

In a poll that included over 300 US executives from companies with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion, Harris…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 210
Score: 4

Inequality in the Nation's 50 Largest Cities, 2012 »

The big cities with the highest 95/20 ratios in 2012 were Atlanta, San Francisco, Miami, and Boston. In each of…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 516
Score: 4

For Most Americans, a Long Income Slog »

New U.S. Census stats released last month offer a snapshot of ordinary family income. Income stats released last month by…

Institute for Policy Studies
by: Institute for Policy Studies
views: 260
Score: 4

America’s Voter Registration System Needs an Upgrade »

Approximately 24 million—one of

every eight—voter registrations in the

United States are no longer valid or

are significantly inaccurate. It's…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 210
Score: 4

Voter Fraud: Serious Problem in States Enacting Vote ID Laws »

Democrats attest voter fraud prevention laws to be fraudulent in themselves, merely a ploy by Republicans to disenfranchise millions of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 342
Score: 4

More Money, More College... More College, More Money »

It's a vicious cycle, alright. That's why in Tennessee, a new bill provides two years of free tuition at a…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 467
Score: 3

America Keeps People Poor on Purpose »

For more from the latest issue of YES! Magazine, The End of Poverty, see: www.yesmagazine.org/issues/th…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 709
Score: 3

Is the American Dream Dead? »

A study into American income inequality reveals just how dire the situation has become. The American Dream seems closer to…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 139
Score: 3

Black Weed Offenders 300% More Likely Imprisoned »

The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice found that, in California, blacks were imprisoned at 13x the rate of non-black…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 272
Score: 3

What Supposedly Controversial Policy Do Americans Now Favor? »

Despite the controversy it engenders in the United States, wealth redistribution via heavy taxes on the rich is actually supported…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 225
Score: 2

What Should the Government Do About Poverty? »

Over 50% of Americans believe the government should do "a lot" in order to reduce the rate of poverty in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 184
Score: 2

Child brides worldwide »

Girls under 18 who get married are not only losing their childhood, they are often socially excluded with limited opportunities…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 166
Score: 2

The World's Massive Inequality, In One Pie Chart »

Just over 8% of the world's population controls over 80% of the world's wealth.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 124
Score: 2

Women Work Just as Hard But Make Less »

The majority of women in the US still make only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for equal…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 204
Score: 2

Americans Ignore Racial Discrimination Even Today »

This means the 28.1% poverty and 13.4% unemployment rates blacks face, along with high incarceration figures and a wage gap,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 133
Score: 2

The Koch Brothers Could Buy All 286,629 Houses in Atlanta »

While the median household net worth in the United States stalls at a 43-year low at just under $70,000 including…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 147
Score: 2

Bottom 90% Only Taking Home Half the Annual Income »

The state of economic equality in the US is in dire straits. When including capital gains, the top 10% of…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 159
Score: 2

Parties Agree on Inequality Problem, but Not the Solution »

Democrats and Republicans agree the wage gap has increased significantly since 2004. Less than half of conservatives think the government…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 146
Score: 2

Hollywood: It's A Man's World »

In 2012, men were 95.6 percent of directors, 91.8 percent of writers, and 80 percent of producers. This is a…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 77
Score: 2

The Chart Behind the President's Latest Speech on Inequality »

Last year, for the first time in modern times, America's top 10 percent collected over half the nation's income, as…

Institute for Policy Studies
by: Institute for Policy Studies
views: 165
Score: 2

Why Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy? »

A paycheck -- that is, income from work -- is taxed at a higher rate than income from interest on…

United for a Fair Economy
by: United for a Fair Economy
views: 62
Score: 2

For Today's Millionaires, a Tax-Time Bargain »

Comparing tax rates on the rich over time can get tricky. Any era's top tax rates only tell part of…

Institute for Policy Studies
by: Institute for Policy Studies
views: 112
Score: 2

Unemployment Inequality in America Still Alive and Well »

Although economic conditions have improved since 1963, severe inequality persists. Poverty rates are down and education levels are up, but…

PRWatch.org
by: PRWatch.org
views: 82
Score: 2
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