Sunday, November 20, 2011

What's the data behind the Occupy Movement? Discussion Questions

The richest 1% in America own what fraction of its net worth?
How many millionaires are there in the United States?
How many billionaires are there in the United States?
Who are the three wealthiest individuals in the United States?
What was the average yearly income in 2010?
Where is most of the average American's wealth invested?
Where is most of the richest 1% of American's wealth invested?
Today, how many Americans are at or below the poverty line?
How many Americans do not have health insurance?
What is the current minimum wage in America?
What does it mean to be "food insecure"?

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