Unemployment is at a 30 year high.
It was worse… barely… under Reagan.
Many people have given up looking for work.
The “participation rate” is down.
Long term unemployment is way, way up.
Twice as many people have been unemployed for over six months than at any time in the last sixty years.
CEOs are doing fine, too.
CEO pay has gone up 300% in twenty years.
Income inequality is really getting pretty bad.
The bottom eighty percent own about 7% of the country’s total wealth.
There’s lots more, go check it out. I just thought of something… Henry did all the heavy lifting, while I’m taking all the credit. Hey, maybe he should go protest me! Goodness knows I deserve it. Either that, or I deserve a raise.
This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!
- Protesters gathered in Chicago Tuesday night after city officials released the video of a white police officer fatally shooting Laquan McDonald, a black teenager. ›
- At least 19 people in seven U.S. states have been infected with E. coli in an outbreak officials believe is linked to rotisserie chicken salads sold at Costco. ›
- Adele broke the single-week U.S. album sales record set by NSYNC in 2000. "25" sold at least 2.43 million in about three days. ›