Thursday, 17 November 2011

99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy movement

It has been the rallying cry of the Occupy movement for the past two months - but is the US really split 99% v 1%? As poverty and inequality reach record levels, how much richer have the rich got? This animation explains what the key data says about the state of America today

Explore the data behind this animation and read the script
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    <param name="movie" value=""></param>
    <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param>
    <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param>
    <param name="flashvars" value="endpoint="></param>
    <embed src="" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="460" height="370" flashvars="endpoint="></embed>

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