Saturday, June 25, 2011

Macroanalysis: Trillions of Dollars Transferred From Working Class to Banks

US workers have been paying the price for corporate malfeasance--to the tune of $8,000,000,000,000 in home equity from 2006 to 2010. Note that while home equity decreased precipitously, residential mortgage debt (in red) did not decrease. Workers also continue to face mass evictions, job loss, and reductions in pay and benefits, while large corporations make record profits.

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