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Which World Leaders Earn the Most? It Peaks at $1.7M

List shows Top 20 all make much more than the average paycheck

(Newser) - We already know it's good to be king or queen, but 24/7 Wall Street shows it's pretty good financially to be president or prime minister as well. Its list of the world's 20 best-paid political leaders shows that all make many times the average income of its... More »

It Only Takes $34K to Be Global One Percenter

Things are tougher elsewhere

(Newser) - Oh, this is rich. Many members of the 99% turn out to be one-percenters when incomes from all over the world are ranked. In fact, it takes an annual per-person income of $34,000—after taxes—to place an American in the global 1%, according to the book The Haves ... More »

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