Occupy your mind with the facts & help others become informed about the United States’ false promises of economic mobility & equality:
In 2009, the number of millionaires in the United States rose 16 percent to 7.8 million.
The top 10 percent of Americans now earn around 50 percent of our national income.
83 percent of all U.S. stocks are in the hands of 1 percent of the people.
The bottom 80 percent of American households held about 7 percent of the liquid financial assets.
The bottom 50 percent of income earners in the United States now collectively own less than 1 percent of the nation’s wealth.
61 percent of Americans “always or usually” live paycheck to paycheck, which is up from 49 percent in 2008 and 43 percent in 2007.
More than 40 million Americans are on food stamps.
21 percent of all children in the United States are living below the poverty line
36 percent of Americans say that they don’t contribute anything to retirement savings.
43 percent of Americans have less than $10,000 saved up for retirement.
24 percent of American workers say that they have postponed their planned retirement age in the past year.
The average federal worker now earns 60 percent MORE than the average worker in the private sector.
More than 40 percent of Americans who are employed are now working in service jobs.
In China a garment worker makes approximately 86 cents an hour and in Cambodia a garment worker makes approximately 22 cents an hour.
(Poster by Jay Bryant via Occuprint.org)

Occupy your mind with the facts & help others become informed about the United States’ false promises of economic mobility & equality:

  • In 2009, the number of millionaires in the United States rose 16 percent to 7.8 million.
  • The top 10 percent of Americans now earn around 50 percent of our national income.
  • 83 percent of all U.S. stocks are in the hands of 1 percent of the people.
  • The bottom 80 percent of American households held about 7 percent of the liquid financial assets.
  • The bottom 50 percent of income earners in the United States now collectively own less than 1 percent of the nation’s wealth.
  • 61 percent of Americans “always or usually” live paycheck to paycheck, which is up from 49 percent in 2008 and 43 percent in 2007.
  • More than 40 million Americans are on food stamps.
  • 21 percent of all children in the United States are living below the poverty line
  • 36 percent of Americans say that they don’t contribute anything to retirement savings.
  • 43 percent of Americans have less than $10,000 saved up for retirement.
  • 24 percent of American workers say that they have postponed their planned retirement age in the past year.
  • The average federal worker now earns 60 percent MORE than the average worker in the private sector.
  • More than 40 percent of Americans who are employed are now working in service jobs.
  • In China a garment worker makes approximately 86 cents an hour and in Cambodia a garment worker makes approximately 22 cents an hour.

(Poster by Jay Bryant via Occuprint.org)

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