How much do rich people versus poor people pay, and do we all pay our fair share? Who are the 47% and who are the 1%?
This infographic is a collaboration between GOOD and Other Means, with support from MTV
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Last time, we looked at energy independence, job creation, student debt, immigration, healthcare, and national security. This week's issue explores one topic guaranteed to always come up around election time: taxes. How much do rich people versus poor people pay, and do we all pay our fair share? Who are the 47% and who are the 1%? How do American tax rates compare to other countries? Find the answers and more here.