SchwartzReport: 9 Economic Facts That Will Make Your Head Spin

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schwartz reportThis report, grounded entirely in facts, is going to upset you. It is a saga of how a nation commits suicide, and if it doesn’t leave you concerned, it might be wise to make sure you have a pulse.

9 Economic Facts That Will Make Your Head Spin
LYNN STUART PARRAMORE – AlterNet (U.S.)

Half the population of the U.S. has slipped into poverty or is barely making enough to get by.

Sub-Titles Only:

1. Recovery for the rich, recession for the rest.
2. Half of us are poor or barely scraping by.
3. Unhappy meal (47 million on food stamps)
4. Old age and poverty.
5. Incarceration nation.
6. The cost of gender inequality.
7.  College degrees still pay off, big-time.
8. A retired couple needs a quarter million for retirement – just for healthcare.
9. The looting of America.

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