The “bottom” 90% of Americans now own only c. 23% of the nation’s wealth, compared to 38% held by the top 1 %. We’ve all seen these numbers before, but, every time, it is dizzying.
Según diversos indicadores, diez años de expansión económica consecutiva en EEUU no se ha traducido necesariamente en mejores condiciones de vida para la mayor parte de la población. Las riquezas se han concentrado en un grupo limitado de personas.
MUST read of the day - the record #USA expansion -with worrying trends: Number of billionaires in #US has doubled in last decade: from 267 in 2008 to 607 in 2018. Wealthiest fifth of Americans hold 88% of the country’s wealth #economy #money #inequality
Over the last decade, workers’ wages barely kept up with inflation, while the number of billionaires in the United States more than doubled. The top 1% owns more wealth now than before the 2008 financial crash. This is what a rigged economy looks like
Elite oferproduction The number of billionaires in the United States has more than doubled in the last decade, from 267 in 2008 to 607 last year #AgesOfDiscord
Welcome to the longest U.S. economic expansion in history.