The World Inequality Report 2018 relies on a cutting-edge methodology to measure income and wealth inequality in a systematic and transparent manner. By developing this report, the World Inequality Lab seeks to fill a democratic gap and to equip various actors of society with the necessary facts to engage in informed public debates on inequality.
Following is a chart of the top 1% vs. Bottom 50% national income comparison, I can tell why people on the bottom 50% are so desperate and willing to change the country in the election.
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