“wealth” Charts

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: 346
Score: 6

Local Businesses Generate More Wealth for Communities »

In addition to a loss in local spending generated, communities also sacrifice social benefits fostered by ownership of local business,…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 266
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: 407
Score: 5

Who Is Most Generous in America? »

Mark Zuckerberg made the list of the top five biggest givers in 2012, donating more than even the Walton family,…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 605
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: 251
Score: 4

Unequal Distribution of Wealth »

400 individuals—you could seat them all on a single airplane—own as much wealth as 60 percent of the rest of…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 185
Score: 4

World's Billionaires Wealth vs Countries' GDP »

According to the Forbes, aggregate wealth of 1645 world's billionaires, which totals in $6.4 trillion as of March 2014, is…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 90
Score: 4

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

The Price of Happiness »

It looks like money can buy happiness for some people. Making above $36,000 makes it almost half as likely that…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 88
Score: 2

Worker-Owned Co-ops Could Save Businesses and Jobs »

When the Seiles decided to retire last year, they sold their businesses to employees. Only 30% of family-owned businesses, like…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 85
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: 148
Score: 2

Keeping Wealth for the Few Doesn't Work: US Savings Struggle »

Huge swathes of the richest nation in the history of humanity live with little to no wealth to their name.…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 227
Score: 1

The Distribution Of Global Wealth »

For many, the distribution of global wealth is a growing societal concern. But just how unevenly distributed is the wealth,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 60

Praying For Health And Wealth »

How strong is the power prayer? Apparently, it depends on what you are asking for. While the vast majority of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 103

The World's Richest Millennials »

They're very rich, and the worst part is they're probably younger than you. The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg stands…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 908

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: 168

While Wealthy Bathe, Americans Reject Trickle Down Economics »

According to an Oxfam report, the top 1% of the world own 48% of the globe's wealth. This number is…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 97

The Revolving Door Of American Wealth »

Contrary to many individuals' beliefs, the richest among us do not form a permanent and exclusive club. Instead, earnings in…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 67

How Far Would You Go To Survive? »

Bans on selling organs in numerous Western countries have compelled those with the money to travel to China, where illegal…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 148

Top 10: World's Richest People »

Most of these people have started their wealth in the United States. Examples include WAL-MART, Oracle, and Microsoft. However, two…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 62

Lower Worldwide Satisfaction with Affordable Housing »

Nearly half of the world is dissatisfied with their housing situation, according to this Gallup study. Housing markets across the…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 40

The World's Wealthiest People »

Some people may recognize the names on this list, but most will probably only recognize a couple. The number one…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 300

Recess or Recession: A Look at Congressional Wealth »

Clearly, the Senate is doing something right as they have three times the wealth of their House counterparts. Since 2004,…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 70

Growing Coop Sector Across The Pond »

Despite being the birthplace of modern-day cooperativism, the UK’s co-op sector has remained relatively small. However, since the financial crisis,…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 36

(Almost) Everybody Has Them: What Are America's Money Woes? »

Nearly 7 in 10 American adults worry that they will not have enough money for retirement. Almost just as many…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 112

The richest people in each state »

The wealth of he richest person per state varies widely.

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 41

The Racial Wealth Gap is How Wide? »

Pretty darn wide. In 2010, white households had on average over half a million more in total wealth than latino…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 61

5 Strategies for Developing Coops In Low-Income Communities »

Worker cooperatives are an important part of the community wealth building toolbox. A new report by Democracy Collaborative assesses the…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 54

Do You Want To Build A Coop: 4 Ways Coops Are Started »

Worker cooperatives are an important part of the community wealth building toolbox. A new report by Democracy Collaborative assesses the…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 88

2007 Wealth Concentration in the United States »

This chart shows the percentage of total wealth held by each designated income group in 2007. Notably, just one percent…

Shane M.
by: Shane M.
views: 53

Concentration of Income in the Top 1% »

Real wages for 80 percent of workers have not gone up more than a trivial amount for at least three…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 121

What Do Intelligence and Wealth Have In Common? »

Is there a correlation between intelligence and wealth when it comes to the ultra-wealthy? About 45% of billionaires were in…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 195

If We Value Hard Work In The U.S., Why Doesn't Our Tax Code? »

We live in a country that touts hard work as the key to success at every turn of life. So,…

Top 10% of U.S. Earners Receive Over 50% of Total Income »

In 2012, the top 10 percent of income earners in the U.S. received a 50.4 percent share of the total…

The Media Consortium
by: The Media Consortium
views: 129

Global Grand Fortune: A Decided Tilt Stateside »

Across the world today, 32 million adults can lay claim to over $1 million in personal wealth. More of these…

The Rich Get Richer, The Poor Get Poorer »

From 2009 to 2011, as the nation crawled down the road to economic recovery, not everyone faired evenly. The mean…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 69
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