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[Xmca-l] Re: Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart - The New York Times



Larry, it is beyond dramatic. It is so horrifying. Even more if one considers how that vertiginous runaway slope in the the 'very affluent' (what a considerate way of calling them) line resembles the one plotting the increase of CO2 in the atmosphere...
Alfredo
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Sent: 09 August 2017 14:01
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Subject: [Xmca-l]  Our Broken Economy,  in One Simple Chart - The New York Times

THIS IS DRAMATIC:

This graph captures the depth of the crisis.

The 8 richest people in the world have more wealth than the bottom half of the planet’s population.

Also...
Canada’s latest census also documents that for the first time single occupancy residency is now the dominant form of living arrangement. Only a single person in each apartment or townhouse is now the most prominent living arrangement





Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart
This chart captures the rise in inequality better than any other chart that I’ve seen.


https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/07/opinion/leonhardt-income-inequality.html?emc=edit_mbe_20170809&nl=morning-briefing-europe&nlid=69072237&te=1
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