9 Troubling Facts You Need To Know About American Income Inequality

Income inequality is a problem that is continually growing in this country.  Who knows if there is anything we can ever do about it, but here are some startling facts about what is going on in America when it comes to economics.

13.6% of adults 25-34 live with their parents.

70% of workers in America don’t like their current jobs.

In 2000 CEO pay became 1039 times more than the average worker.

A single member of the top one percent could buy homes for every homeless person in the U.S.

Welfare can actually pay more than minimum wage in 35 states.

39% of employers don’t let their workers take off for labor day.

The U.S is just below Russia, Ukraine and Lebanon in terms of countries with the highest income inequality.

The top 1% control nearly a quarter of the country’s income, which is the highest share since 1928.

The Canadian middle class is now richer than America’s.

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Here Are 14 Eye-Popping Facts About Americans You Won’t Believe. The Last One Surprised Me.

They say Americans can’t agree on anything. Well maybe “they” are just mad they’re in the minority. Because according to these studies, Americans have pretty solid views and opinions on many “controversial” things you won’t believe. Don’t believe us? Check them out:

61 percent of Americans believe there were more people involved in the JFK assassination.

61 percent of American adults have an immediate family member who served in the military.

53 percent of Americans believe the war in Iraq was a mistake.

93 percent of Americans lack confidence in Congress.

50.5 percent of U.S. adults are married, down from 72 percent in 1960.

92 percent of American adults may believe in God or a universal spirit.

85 percent of Americans over 25 are high school graduates. This percentage has surged over the past century.

80 percent of Americans speak only English at home.

69 percent of Americans are in favor of euthanasia.

79 percent live in an urban area. Population density is higher in the east.

64 percent of Americans are white, though “minority” populations have become majorities in some areas.

64 percent of Americans do not believe global warming will seriously affect their way of life.

58 percent of Americans support legalizing weed.

79 percent of US adults believe abortion should be legal under some circumstances.

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