US 400 richest have more wealth than bottom 61% of US population; 20 richest have more than bottom 50%

February 19, 2016

""America’s 400 richest individuals, according to the new “Billionaire Bonanza” report from the Institute for Policy Studies, now have more wealth than the bottom 61 percent of the US population.""Our nation’s 20 richest individuals—a group small enough to fit in a single Gulfstream jet—have more wealth than the bottom half of the entire US population." Sarah Anderson et al., " Inequality Will Not Go Away On Its Own. Here’s How to Close the Gap," The Nation, February 18, 2016, accessed February 19, 2016, http://www.thenation.com/article/inequality-will-not-go-away-on-its-own-....

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