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An American in China

China’s Outrageous Income Disparity

Posted by w_thames_the_d on January 22, 2014

China’s communists have run off with between $1billion and $4 billion over the past 13 years. At the same time, 300 million Chinese live on less than $2 per day.

I guess killing babies and stealing land are a great way to make cash!

Say ‘Hi’ to your new Chinese neighbors-btw…

China’s inequality problem

Income inequality is a mounting issue in China, a consequence of the country’s rapid growth. A Beijing university study suggests that income at the richest 5th percentile are 34 times higher than those of the bottom 5th percentile.








Source: Beijing university study, 2012 incomes


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