Wake Up Call: Wealth Inequality in America

Economic downturn. Recession. Financial crisis. Federal deficit. In recent years, these terms have become all-too familiar for Americans.

Did you know…

  • Only 1% of Americans share 40% of the nation’s wealth?
  • The bottom 80% of Americans only share 7% of the wealth?
  • The average American worker needs to work more than a month to earn what a person in the top 1% makes in one hour?

“Wealth Inequality in America” explores the wealth gap in the United States, challenging our own perceptions of the distribution of wealth in this country.  Get the full breakdown in the video below.

Candice Comisi