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It’s the Inequality, Stupid

February 28th, 2011 by Dave · 3 Comments

Mother Jones has put together a collection of 11 great infographics that look at the distribution of wealth in American from a number of different angles. I particularly like the one headed “Out of Balance” (included here) that compares perceptions, reality and preference. It is really incredible, with the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of so few, that so many Americans are still convinced that we are too “socialist” and that unions are the problem.

Thanks Larry

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Karenne Sylvester // Mar 1, 2011 at 5:38 am

    Wow, scary stuff! Thanks for sharing that link!


  • 2 chris // Mar 1, 2011 at 8:43 am

    maybe it’s not so incredible, those twenty percent control all the media that tells people how to think?

  • 3 Dave // Mar 1, 2011 at 10:08 am

    Wait, are you talking about that liberal media I’ve been hearing so much about? 🙂

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