Chart of the Day (Income inequality)

Not that I usually have a chart of the day, but this one from CBPP via Yglesias makes a simple and amazingly compelling case for what's gone wrong in America.

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Chances are you are represented in the yellowish bar in the middle of the graph (except for you, Doug). And that's really pretty depressing. 

 

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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