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The super-rich might not be riding as high as we thought

Mar 11, 2016
A new paper from Brookings shows just how hard it is to measure inequality.
 businessman walks by a homeless woman holding a card requesting money on September 28, 2010 in New York City.
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Ridesharing, but with private jets

Sep 7, 2015
It's getting easier for members of the one percent to book air travel.

The rich get richer, with no end in sight

Jan 19, 2015
The wealthiest 1% of people may soon control more than 50% of the world's wealth.
A McDonald's drive-through worker hands an order to a customer in San Francisco. 
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