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Archie Bunker is in the 1%? Homer Simpson?

An income of $32,400 per year would allow someone to be among the top 1% of income earners in the world.

To reach the top 1 percent worldwide in terms of wealth—not just income but all you own—you’d have to possess $770,000 in net worth.

The bar to enter the top 1 percent wouldn’t be this low were it not for the extreme poverty that so much of the globe endures. For example, the average adult in India has $7,024 in total wealth, according to a report by Credit Suisse. The average wealth of adults in Africa is even lower, at just $4,138.

Compare that to the wealth of $403,974 for the average adult living in the United States and $144,903 for Europeans. Now, it’s true that the term “average wealth” can be misleading, especially for countries where assets are so skewed toward the ultra-rich, like the United States. But even the median U.S. wealth of $61,667 – that’s the amount where half of people have more and half have less – far outpaces other parts of the globe.

And 6 of Them Don’t Know What a ‘Eucharist’ Is

A recent poll of U.S. Catholics found that nearly 7 out of 10 self-described Catholics do not believe the Eucharist is the whole Christ.

More Windy Fun

5 Dead And 42 Wounded From Shootings In Chicago Over The Weekend

Not Satire

“Special chicken boxes warning about the dangers of carrying a knife are to be distributed to takeaways across England and Wales by the government,” reports Sky News. “More than 320,000 of them – featuring the Home Office #knifefree campaign – will replace the standard packaging in 210 outlets.”

An Admission that Tariffs are Evil and Penalize Their Own

President Trump said Tuesday that the White House was delaying implementing 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods in order to not disrupt the fall and winter holiday shopping season.

Cleveland is Number 7

8 Last-Minute Affordable Summer Getaways

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