Broke? You Might Want to Move to The Ivory Coast

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Abby Zimet

As the right wing continues to insist against all evidence on the efficacy of trickle-down economics to justify tax breaks for the rich, ThinkProgress has assembled a chart on U.S. income inequality to say it ain't so. Based on CIA figures - and if you can't trust them....- it shows the U.S. is roughly as economically unequal as Uganda, and far more unequal than Pakistan, Rwanda or the Ivory Coast, with the most inequality of any developed country.

 

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