This week Paul Solmon has had an interesting series of reports on the ever-growing inequality of wealth in our country. Here’s the first of them; I highly recommend the whole series-
In case you might want to meditate on those pie charts, here they are-
No, you don’t need glasses. That last pie chart really does illustrate data showing that the bottom 40% of the USA’s population controls just .3% of the wealth. Keep that in mind as you evaluate the positions of the political candidates running in 2012.