Overworked America: 12 Charts that Will Make Your Blood Boil
In the past 20 years, the US economy has grown nearly 60 percent. This huge increase in productivity is partly due to automation, the internet, and other improvements in efficiency. But it’s also the result of Americans working harder—often without a big boost to their bottom lines. Oh, and meanwhile, corporate profits are up 20 percent.
Even more charts on how well the super rich are doing here.
How long are Republicans and Tea Partiers going to fall for this con while the middle class gets raped?