global income distribution

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Brazil and the United States: A Shrinking Gap

Luxury fortresses. Armored cars. Helicopter commutes. The abominably unequal ‘good life’ may be closer than you think. Meanwhile, in South Africa, a real push back begins.

Trickle-Down in the Other ‘Down Under’

GOP White House hopefuls want taxes on the rich cut even lower than they’ve already been cut. What might a tax-the-rich-even-less future bring? The land of the kiwi offers one frightful answer.

A USA Cheer for the 21st Century: ‘We’re Number 12!’

How much does inequality cost us? The United States holds far more wealth than any other nation in the world. Yet average people in 11 other countries, says landmark new UN research, are enjoying a higher standard of living than Americans.