Sunday, August 7, 2011

Images. 30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died


Images below for this Michael Moore article:

30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died

Article is archived here, too. Click any of the images and captions below for larger versions or more info.


While the rich get richer, the poor and the middle class are in crisis, or in jail, or paying for jail. Click chart to enlarge.
More  info, and larger chart.


Nancy & Ronald Reagan. Info.
Yearly U.S. spending. Info.
Featured anniversary. 30 years since Reagan's inauguration:

The "Southern Strategy" of hate politics and labor camps on a grand scale.

Click here for larger chart, and info on the sources.

USA and territories. 2,424,279 inmates in 2008. ... 
With less than 5% of world population the USA has over 2.4 million of 9.8 million world prisoners. The majority of U.S. inmates are in due to the drug war. The number of inmates in the USA has increased almost 5 times over since 1980. See table

Chart info.

"Welcome to America, home to 5% of the world's people & 25% of the world's prisoners."

Meanwhile, the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer...


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