Friday, August 23, 2013

Graphic America

Wages as a percent of the economy

Americans employed

The share of national income

Corporate profits

Corporate profits and profit margins are at an all-time high. Wages as a percent of the economy are at an all-time low. Fewer Americans are employed than at any time in the past three decades. The share of national income that American corporations are sharing with the people who do the work  ("labor") is at an all-time low.

From Business Insider


Anonymous said...

No surprise there, fat cats plundering the whole world. Do a piece on austerity measures in Europe and how it transfers the wealth from the working class to the rich.

ajohnstone said...

Over the years we have done just that.

But it is a pity we can't have such graphs to visually show it so clearly. Perhaps you can refer the blog to some that you may know