Can even Colbert make us laugh at America’s tragic growing Wealth Divide?


Stephen Colbert on America’s astonishing wealth divide, which has even the Wall Street Journal worried:

Boing Boing gives us the statistics :

“#1 The lowest earning 23,303,064 Americans combined make 36 percent less than the highest earning 2,915 Americans do.

#2 40 percent of all American workers (39.6 percent to be precise) make less than $20,000 a year.

#3 According to the Pew Research Center, the top 7 percent of all U.S. households own 63 percent of all the wealth in the country.

#4 On average, households in the top 7 percent have 24 times as much wealth as households in the bottom 93 percent.”

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