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CHART: As union membership decreases, middle class incomes shrink. We all do better when we all do better. #OWS
CHART: As economic #inequality increases, GDP growth decreases. We all do better when we all do better. #OWS
CHART: Reagan's #tax increases - including the largest peacetime increase in US history. via @nytimes
3rd Image from @OccupyGeorge: Avg. Worker Pay vs. CEO Pay (Have to squint to see worker pay) #OWS @OccupyWallSt
Retry, Second image from @OccupyGeorge: Share of Income Growth in U.S. - Top 1% vs Bottom 99% #OWS @OccupyWallSt
Second image from @OccupyGeorge: Share of Income Growth in U.S. - Top 1% vs Bottom 99%. #OWS @OccupyWallSt
PICTURE: Amazing new #OWS campaign - $1 bills with stats on U.S. inequality. From @OccupyGeorge, take a look!
CHART: Since 2008, approx 278,000 public education #jobs have been cut. The American Jobs Act would reverse this.
New Study: Income equality is good for economic growth overall. It's official, then - social justice is pro-growth.
CHART: How much of your income have you given up to the top 1 percent? via @MotherJones
CHART: only 13.9% of small businesses cite "regulations" as a problem, 29.6% cite "poor sales." via @CitizenCohn
Richest 5% of Americans grabbed 80% of total wealth created between 1983-2009. See chart from @EconomicPolicy.
From U.S. Census report: Middle class incomes were sinking fast even before the recession (via Demos' @CitizenCohn)
Employers report that only 0.3% of layoffs from 2007-2009 are due to the "cost" of federal regulations. #ACWB
Full time jobs, poverty level wages... Check out the latest graphic from Demos' America Can Work Better series. #ACWB
No, Pops, kids today actually don't have it made: check out this graphic from Demos' #ACWB series to see why.
What is the #jobs crisis like for America's youth? View this stunning chart, the latest from Demos' #ACWB series.
Turns out the private sector actually prefers direct public spending over tax cuts. #ACWB http://bit.ly/oruiyK
Demos Board Member Janet Edwards speaks at panel on New Progressive Vision for Church & State, #NN09
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