The AFL-CIO has some handy facts and figures about discrepancies between the pay of CEOs and the rest of us. And, as the Cry Wolf Project points out, even the top swells at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have gotten into the act: "In 2009, the 16 highest paid Chamber of Commerce employees earned an average $894,628 per year (59 times the min wage). Chamber CEO [Thomas] Donahue earned $3.7 … read more.
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark has launched an information campaign about the alarming number of laws, proposed and passed, that have come up in state legislatures … read more.
Blog of the Century lays out some stark contrasts between the newly proposed House budget (aka, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan's Dream Act for Millionaires) … read more.
Chart source: AFL-CIO Infographics … read more.
From New York Times maps charting how much one food- deliveryman made in tips from bringing food to apartments in Manhattan. The maps accompanied a … read more.
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman notes a study from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows that students from countries that rely … read more.
Good news, One Percent! Not only have you survived the recession, but you're doing it in style, according to Benjamin Landy at Blog of … read more.
Graph: Distribution of Value for iPhone, 2010 A 2011 study, Capturing Value in Global Networks: Apple’s iPad and iPhone, shows that Apple Inc.'s biggest … read more.
A three-and-a-half-year survey, released at the AMA's annual convenvention, also showed that the cost-per-day charge for hospitalization in the same [25-year] period rose from … read more.
A story in the Sunday, February 12 edition of the New York Times revealed that an increasing number of middle-class Americans find themselves relying … read more.