Akhtar Soomro / Reuters

U.S. dollar bills lie with old coins and currency notes at a money changer booth along a road in Karachi.

“It doesn't seem right to define as middle class, people who would be on food stamps in the United States.”

— BRANKO MILANOVIC, a World Bank economist, explaining that half of the world’s richest people live in the U.S. (via CNN)

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