The Wealth of America’s Three Richest Families Grew by 6,000% Since 1982 | Portside

It hardly makes news any more that the US is becoming an extremely unequal country.Each year new eye-popping statistics juxtapose the reality of decades of stagnant wages for half the country’s workers with today’s extreme concentrations of wealth and power.The top three wealthiest billionaires in the US – Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett – now have as much wealthas the bottom half of the US population combined.

Source: The Wealth of America’s Three Richest Families Grew by 6,000% Since 1982 | Portside

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