WorldViews: income inequality


Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 02/29/2012

UNICEF report shows stark disparity in wealth, health in India

Despite a burgeoning middle class, a report shows there is acute malnutrition and hunger among India’s poor.

By Rama Lakshmi  |  09:42 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, Unicef, income inequality, health

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Wal-Mart heirs net worth equals total of bottom 30 percent of Americans

The Wal-Mart heirs have amassed a fortune equal to that of the combined net worth of the bottom 30 percent of Americans. It wasn’t always that way.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Wal-mart, Walton family, income inequality, Sam Walton