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CHART: How the #debt ceiling fight and Right-wing partisan games delayed the economic recovery. via @TPM
CHART: Long-term #unemployment is over twice as high in current recession compared to previous slumps. via @WSJ
CHART: Long-term #unemployment remains at historically unprecedented highs. via @CenterOnBudget
Why We Need the #CFPB (perhaps most of all?): Richard Cordray is a former five-time Jeopardy champion. See photo:
CHART: Domestic investment drops to 3% of net nat'l product in 2011, down from over 12% in 2000. via @TheAtlantic
CHART: Without fed. support, how long would U.I. benefits last in your home state? via @CenterOnBudget #extendUI
CHART: Of Americans not registered to vote, 39% cite structural barriers as main obstacle #voterID #ProtectTheVote
CHART: Structural barriers responsible for majority of Hispanic & Asian Americans not registered to vote. #voterID
CHART: Household Expenditures of Young Adults (Or, When Cost of Living Makes Every Day as Costly as #BlackFriday)
CHART: Recipients of UI search more aggressively for #jobs than non-recipients. via @EconomicPolicy #extendUI
CHART: From 2009 to 2010, cases of investment fraud against seniors increased over 40%. (via @WSJ) #OWS
CHART: Since 1990, incomes of top 1% in US have grown faster than those of the 99% in every other OECD nation #OWS
Monthly #unemployment rate understates real extent of problem: In 2010, over-the-year unemployment was fully 15.9%
Chart: Income #inequality in U.S. vs other industrial countries. Spoiler: not a favorable comparison. via @LAANE
CHART: In 2011 the average unemployed American was out of work for 40 weeks, 2x as much as in 2009. via @EconJared
Will the #CFPB make #unemployment worse? No chance -- POLL: "Top Obstacles to New Hiring" from small businesses.
CHART: Are #regulations the reason for high #unemployment? Small business owners themselves say no. @RegsRock
CHART--Annual cost of #regulations: between $43.7 and $61.7 billion. Annual benefit: between $131.7 and $655 bil.
Pres. Obama is right about growing #inequality -- CHART: #Income Share Held By Top Earners in U.S., 1980-2008 #OWS
.@hmcghee: #Union membership among #millennials has been cut by half since 1980. @AFLCIO @AFLCIONxtUp
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