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What Is Your Occupy Percentage?

The Occupy Wall Street movement seeks to speak for the bottom 99% of the population by income, which includes pretty much everyone who makes less than $500,000 a year. According to the protesters’ unofficial website, “Occupy Wall Street” is a leaderless movement of people from many different backgrounds. “The one thing we all have in common is that we are the 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%,” the website says. A related site called We Are the 99% records stories from people around the country. The calculator above shows where your income stands on the wide range of the 99%/Wall Street Journal. More here. H/T: Jimmy-Mac

Question: The link provided by Jimmy-Mac above allows you to calculate where you fall on the Occupy movement's 99% scale. All you have to do is plug in your household's annual salary. Where do you place?




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