Death Of The Working Class In 12 Charts

Zero Hedge
by Thad Beversdorf

They say a picture is worth one thousand words.  And so here’s a twelve thousand word equivalent essay that quite clearly depicts how the policies of the new millennium are shaping the new world order.  The powers that be have looked at these same charts, understand their implications and yet continue on the current path.  The objective then is clear.  The death of the working class.

With almost 100% of ‘savings’ having been forced into the stock market we are getting ever closer to what will be described as an epic collapse of wealth.  However, the more fitting description will be an epic and final transfer of wealth from the working class to the burgeoning aristocracy as assets are picked up for pennies on the dollar.  Pay particular attention to data from the end of the 1990′s through the new millennium.

median income






real income by quintile

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US satisfaction


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Via First Rebuttal