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More graphs from my new favourite site.

by Rob_Boyter / April 18, 2014 7:29 PM PDT

The site is called Business Insider, and I only found it two days ago. It's not exactly highbrow, more Economic Realities for Dummies, but that's fine with me. Reading and digesting real economics is a wearisome project at my age.

http://www.businessinsider.com/income-inequality-2012-8

The data represented on the first graph goes back to 1917, so you can get a reasonable sense that it was not ever thus, though it did spike in the 1920s, but since then, for 60+ years everything stayed roughly even between the income Quintiles. Then along came Ronnie and the top became detached from the rest of the box. There are further graphs and text anylysing what happened then.

Rob

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