New York Times graphic on economic trends from 1947 to now

22 Jun

This graph is well worth studying for what it reveals about the declining share of the wealth produced in the USA going to workers. The same data could be reproduced almost exactly for this country (see https://unitenews.wordpress.com/category/exposing-right-wing-lies/).

The article that went with the graphic called “The Limping Middle Class” by Robert B Reich can be seen at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/04/opinion/sunday/jobs-will-follow-a-strengthening-of-the-middle-class.html?pagewanted=all The original graphic can be seen at http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/09/04/opinion/04reich-graphic.html?ref=sunday

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