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Chart of the Decade

Chart of the Decade | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
This chart tells millions of stories. I'm trying to get my head around its implications. That's right: since 1984 (surely an appropriate year) while the elderly have grown their wealth in nominal t...
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How to Save Capitalism | TIME.com

How to Save Capitalism | TIME.com | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
As the global economic crisis enters its fourth excruciating year, just about everybody who can be blamed for the downturn has been blamed.
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1940 census graphics show dramatic changes in America over past 70 years | Impact Lab

1940 census graphics show dramatic changes in America over past 70 years | Impact Lab | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
The full results of the 1940 census was released online today by the National Archives, and the Census put together some intriguing full-page graphics to
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Guest Post: Why The Left Misunderstands Income Inequality | Zero Hedge

Guest Post: Why The Left Misunderstands Income Inequality | Zero Hedge | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Submitted by Azizonomics Why the Left Misunderstands Income Inequality There is a widely-held notion on the political left that the key economic problem that our civilisation faces is income inequality.
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WORLD HEALTH RANKINGS

WORLD HEALTH RANKINGS | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
The most comprehensive listing of Country Health Profiles and World Health Rankings for all leading Causes of Death ever assembled in one place....
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How the recession changed where the jobs are, in one chart

How the recession changed where the jobs are, in one chart | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Manufacturing reversed its previous losses in employment, while construction and government jobs experienced the opposite.
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The median U.S. wage in 2010 was just $26,363

The median U.S. wage in 2010 was just $26,363 | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
It’s well below the average wage and shows the increasing income gap in the United States.
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The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph

The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
That headline is a big promise. But here it is ...
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Poverty in America likely to get worse, report finds

Poverty in America likely to get worse, report finds | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Indiana University study says 46 million Americans are living below the poverty line – up 27% since start of recession
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50 Amazing Numbers About Today's Economy (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, PFE, WMT)

The Motley Fool - Important stuff you should know.
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Government Spending in United States: Federal State Local for 2013 - Charts Tables History

Government Spending in United States: Federal State Local for 2013 - Charts Tables History | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Numbers, pie charts, trends for US Government Spending: Pensions, Healthcare, Education, Defense, Welfare. Data from OMB, Census Bureau.
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CONTRARY BRIN: Are Taxes Historically High or Low? Chilling Secrecy, Clint Eastwood and the Rise of Common Sense

CONTRARY BRIN: Are Taxes Historically High or Low? Chilling Secrecy, Clint Eastwood and the Rise of Common Sense | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
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Libertarian Illusions

Libertarian Illusions | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Ron Paul's libertarianism is beguiling. Like many extreme ideologies, libertarianism gives a single answer to a complicated world. It seems to cut through the fog and get to the heart of solutions; illusions, alas, but powerful ones nonetheless.
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86 million Americans are ‘invisibly unemployed’ because they have stopped looking for work altogether | Impact Lab

86 million Americans are ‘invisibly unemployed’ because they have stopped looking for work altogether | Impact Lab | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
86 million Americans were not counted in the labor force because they didn't keep up a regular job search. In the United States there are many more jobless
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The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society: David Wolman: 9780306818837: Amazon.com: Books

The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--and the Coming Cashless Society

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Outside the Amtrak Window, a Picture of the U.S. Economy

Outside the Amtrak Window, a Picture of the U.S. Economy | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
The death and life of the industrial corridor linking New York and Washington.
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The Myth of Japan's 'Lost Decades'

The Myth of Japan's 'Lost Decades' | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
The country's economy hasn't stalled since the '80s. In fact, it's got stronger and stronger.
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U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Official Bureau of Economic Analysis website. Source of US economic statistics including national income and product accounts (NIPAs), gross domestic product (GDP) and related measures of national, regional, industry and international accounts.
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Complex Systems Institute claims

Complex Systems Institute claims | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
A paper from the New England Complex Systems Institute claims that they have found evidence that traders executed a "bear raid" on Citigroup in 2007, precipitating the financial collapse.
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Coming to an insurance plan near you: the $32,000 premium

Coming to an insurance plan near you: the $32,000 premium | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
A new survey suggests that health insurance premiums will double in the next decade, and employers expect their employees to pick up a bigger part of the bill.
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Islands of High Income

Islands of High Income | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
Weekly data visualization from the U.S. Census Bureau uses American Community Survey 2006-2010 estimates to look at how median household income varies by county across the U.S.
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Felix Salmon: How Capitalism Kills Companies | Wired Business | Wired.com

Felix Salmon: How Capitalism Kills Companies | Wired Business | Wired.com | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
As Mitt Romney cruises to his inevitable coronation as the Republican presidential candidate, increasing amounts of attention are being focused on his hi
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Even If You're All-Powerful, It's Hard To Fix The Economy : NPR

Even If You're All-Powerful, It's Hard To Fix The Economy : NPR | It's the Economy, Stupid! | Scoop.it
What happens if you slash the price of oil, save Europe and force Congress to make a grand bargain? Not as much as you might think.
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