Sunday, August 07, 2011

Off the Workers

Using newly released U.S. commerce department figures, today's  New York Times lays out in dollars and cents the decline of the American worker.  The bottom line for those not wanting to read the story is that corporate profits have risen at the expense of workers, whose salaries and wages as a percentage of national income have fallen to below 50 percent by one measure and by any standard are near record lows.

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