Are All Men (And Women) Really Created Equal?

Not if they’re poor.

This chart shows global income inequality by country, according to the Gini coefficient—a method used to determine the inequality in a nation’s wealth distribution. This is one case where a high score is not a good thing.


Originally submitted by volunteer editor John M. Found at ThinkProgress.

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