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.@hmcghee: #Union membership among #millennials has been cut by half since 1980. @AFLCIO @AFLCIONxtUp
CHART: OMB estimates federal #regulations generate between $88-593.3 billion in net benefits/year. via @TCFdotorg
CHART: Wall Street banks financing coal fired electricity/mining, ruing environment in addition to economy @LAANE
CHART: #Labor force participation rate dropping over last 10 yrs, affecting #unemployment rate. via @econjared
For background on #unemployment by age, see chart: "Unemployment-Population Ratio by Age, 1980-2010."
CHART: At peak of recession in 2009, gov't #regulations accounted for grand total of 0.002% of layoffs. @CEPRDC
CHART: From 1952-2010, corporate #tax revenues declined from 6% of GDP to barely 1% of GDP. #OWS
CHART: Compare--Stimulus Effects of Spending on #Unemployment Benefits vs Capital Gains #Tax Cuts @LaidOffLeftOut
CHART: How much would your #taxes increase if Congress fails to renew the payroll tax cut? via @CenterOnBudget
CHART: Every $1 spent on #unemployment benefits generates $1.61 in economic activity. #Databyte
Demos Daily #Databyte: The average 25-34 yr/old in the U.S. has $6,255 in credit card debt. #BlackFriday
19.7% of full-time #jobs pay poverty wages. This #Thanksgiving, let's remember what the American Dream stands for.
Demos Daily #Databyte: Since 1999, employer-provided health coverage has dropped by 12.8% for 18-24 yr/olds.
Demos Daily #Databyte: In 1980, median earnings for males age 25-34 -- $42,400. In 2010 -- $38,000. #Millennials
CHART: Young households spend over 40% of income on rent, contributing to steep rise in income segregation.
CHART: 20 Metropolitan Areas with Highest Levels of Family Income Segregation. via @RussellSageFdn #OWS
Why #Supercommittee cannot balance budget on the backs of young Americans--CHART: Uninsurance rates by age & race.
As #supercommittee weighs cuts to social programs, avg 18-34 yr/old carries $1,484 in #debt for medical costs.
CHART: #Unemployment rates and average earnings for American veterans, age 18-34. @IAVA @wwpinc
CHART: #SuperCommittee #deficit reduction plan w/no revenue increases would literally be unprecedented @EconJared
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