Mother Jones Neatly Charts How Americans are Being Worked Into the Ground

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Don’t read it and weep; read it and burn.

Americans work harder, produce more while they draw lower wages, fewer benefits, and get less time off. They’re still creating huge wealth, but they’re getting a smaller and smaller share from the “job creators.”

BTW, unemployment is still above 7 percent, and long-term unemployment numbers have hardly budged. Meanwhile, the workforce participation rate is dropping to levels not seen in decades.



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