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Monday, March 7, 2011

It's the Inequality Stupid (Mother Jones) 11 charts tell it all

Eleven charts that explain everything
that's wrong with America.

By Dave Gilson and Carolyn Perot

Mother Jones 
March/April 2011 Issue

A huge share of the nation's economic growth over the past 30 years has gone to the top one-hundredth of one percent, who now make an average of $27 million per household. The average income for the bottom 90 percent of us? $31,244.

  Why Washington is closer to Wall Street than Main Street.

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