Even though I’ve read quite a bit about income inequality in the U.S., this graph is still startling.
You see that flat red line aaallll the way down there at the bottom of the graph? That’s us, that’s the America that the 99% have been living in for the past 30 years.
Here’s a stat I stumbled upon at a previous job that made me lose my mind. I made about $6,000 more a year than the person who held my position in 1967.