The distribution of wealth: perception vs reality

Chart from Mother Jones. And here’s a link to the paper this chart came from, Building a Better America – One Wealth Quintile at a Time (it’s quite short).


4 Comments on “The distribution of wealth: perception vs reality”

  1. kymbos says:

    And if any party tried to make it even slightly more even, they’d be denounced by the same people as Islamo-commo-fascists and immediately voted out.

  2. […] Melbourne Urbanist’s Alan Davies links to this chart from Mother […]

  3. Alan Davies says:

    Interesting how even in their ideal distribution, Americans think the richest 20% should get 30% of the wealth and the poorest 20% should only get 10%.

  4. […] The distribution of wealth: perception vs reality […]


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