"Simple, right? Except this graph doesn’t tell that story, at all. Because you see that languishing green line at the bottom? That’s the 1 percent. Now let’s add labels (the income data lives here if you wanna play at home) and voila, you can see this isn’t a picture of the rich and the rest. It’s the 40-year history of the rich, the truly rich, and the truly filthy stinking rich—the 1 percent, the 0.1 percent, and the 0.01 percent."

The Rise (and Rise and Rise) of the 0.01 Percent in America

"Simple, right? Except this graph doesn’t tell that story, at all. Because you see that languishing green line at the bottom? That’s the 1 percent. Now let’s add labels (the income data lives here if you wanna play at home) and voila, you can see this isn’t a picture of the rich and the rest. It’s the 40-year history of the rich, the truly rich, and the truly filthy stinking rich—the 1 percent, the 0.1 percent, and the 0.01 percent."

The Rise (and Rise and Rise) of the 0.01 Percent in America