“poor” Charts

20 Years of Income Inequality in One Picture »

From 1990 to 2007, wage inequality in the U.S. increased significantly. The bottom 90-95% went down. The top 5% went…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 404
Score: 9

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: 251
Score: 4

When Is Increased Unemployment a Good Thing? »

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Obamacare will reduce the total hours worked by 1.5-2% from 2017-2024. However, this will…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 239
Score: 4

Wealthiest Universities Get 10x the Tax Money as Public »

Government money-- i.e. taxpayers' dollars-- is given to elite private universities through tax exemptions on their billion-dollar endowments, disproportionately benefiting…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 129
Score: 3

Higher Earners Pay Growing Tax Share »

Check out this new chart from Veronique de Rugy at the Mercatus Center, which shows that high earners are paying…

Paul Teller
by: Paul Teller
views: 270
Score: 2

Why Are People Poor? By Party »

Democrats and Republicans have nearly diametrically opposed views on the reason most poor people in America have ended up that…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 152
Score: 2

Why Are People Poor? »

In 1994, Americans were just as likely to blame "not-working" as they were to blame "not-earning-enough" for the poor's lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 365
Score: 2

Why Walmart Is Bad for America »

As the nation's largest private employer, Walmart's decision to pay many of its workers so little that they cannot afford…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 374
Score: 1

Education Debt Skyrockets for American Families »

While most Americans still owe less than $25,000 in debt from educational loans, college costs have persistently risen faster than…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 115
Score: 1

Is America's Government Providing Enough? »

For most Americans, the answer is no, but it depends on what section of the public you are talking about.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 73

The Richest And The Poorest In Congress »

Public service attracts people from a variety of income levels, from the über rich, to those with a little less…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 71

Who Pays Our Taxes? The Rich, Mostly. »

It is pretty well known that the American income tax system operates off of a progressive tax in which the…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 169

Nearly Half of U.S. Identifies as 'Middle Class' »

Nearly half of Americans see themselves as belonging to the "middle class". Those with family incomes over $100,000 are the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 79

U.S. Economic System: Americans Still Feel Risk »

The 2008 economic crisis continues to permeate the minds of Americans. Nearly 63% of Americans feel our economic system is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44

Who's The Government Looking Out For? »

The American public seems to think government policies since the recession are benefiting banks, corporations, and the wealthy the most.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 57

Justice Dep Report: Police and Courts Guilty of Stark Racism »

A 6-month investigation by the Justice Department has found that Ferguson police and courts have routinely violated the Constitution, in…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 109

Afghans Highly Dissatisfied With Local Economic Conditions »

Afghanistan's dire economic situation has been further strained by recent terror attacks as well as the departure of foreign troops.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 19

Head of Household Income Tax Brackets for April 15, 2015 »

To be clear, the tax bracket at 39.6% extends to any amount above $432,201. The chart was capped at $1…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 59

Going to College Despite the Costs? Your Kids Will Thank You »

According to information from the NCCP, American children are more likely to be in low-income or poor families when their…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 72

What is more important? »

In total, the majority of Americans believe keeping spending for the poor and needy at current levels is most important.…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 54

Why Are People Poor? By Race »

Nearly identical majorities of blacks and Hispanics believe most people in America are poor because of circumstances out of their…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 127