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September 24, 2008
Answer me this

For anyone silly enough to not be reading Avedon Carol or who didn't see/doesn't remember Kevin Drum's post last December.


Is this what a pre-Depression Looks Like? 'Cause, as I understand it, gross inequity in the distribution of wealth was a big problem in '29.


(Pardon the poor quality of the graphic. I've resized it to make it more viewable, but I lost some quality. The original post is here and well worth reading.)


Thanks to Ahistoricality, here's another graph that's even more pertinent to my question.

Posted by AnneZook at 06:26 PM


I think the chart you're looking for is here. It shows the top 10% and yes, by 1997 we were getting right back to 1920s levels.

Posted by: Ahistoricality at September 24, 2008 06:46 PM