"What Percent Are You" Jumps the Shark

I’m officially done posting infographs related to people being categorized by “what percent they are” ie the 99% or the 1% etc.  It’s dumb and non-productive.  Income inequality is a serious, important topic and some of these charts and graphs have taken it to cartoonish extremes.

For example:

So get it out of your system with this last hurrah, courtesy of the New York Times.  You put in your income and it tells you how superior or inferior you are to the people in your neighborhood.  Nice, right?

So head over and get it done with, I’m not judging:

What Percent Are You?  (NYT)





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