Monday, February 13, 2012

Classes:  Money and Morals

Adjusted for inflation, entry-level wages of male high school graduates have fallen 23% since 1973. Meanwhile, employment benefits have collapsed. In 1980, 65% of recent high-school graduates working in the private sector had health benefits, but, by 2009, that was down to 29%.

For more, see Money and Morals by Paul Krugman, February 9, 2012 at NYTimes.com.

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