Adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage is lower today than it was in 1967, dropping by 20%.

paxamericana:

mohandasgandhi:

Recall:

  • Since 1979, the income of the top 1% has increased by 275% even after taxes and income transfers.
  • Half of all workers in the United States make less than $26,364 a year.

Gee, I wonder why there are all these Occupy Wall Street protests. What could they possibly want?

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