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You Won’t F*cking Believe How Much More Top CEO’s Make Compared to Most American Workers

July 21, 2017

by John Light In 2016, CEOs at America’s largest firms made, on average, 271 times more than the average US worker. Fifty years ago, that ratio was 20-to-1. The CEO-to-worker pay ratio, calculated annually by the Economic Policy Institute, a…

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Trump May Have Just Killed the Fastest Growing New Job in America by Dumping the Paris Treaty

June 2, 2017

Trump Ignores a Vibrant New Industry Donald Trump decided to pull the United States out of the 192-country Paris climate agreement, he announced Thursday. This leaves America virtually alone among nations in rejecting the treaty. The only other UN-member countries to reject…

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Faux News Is Totally Down With Trump Taking Credit For Jobs Created During Obama’s Term (VIDEO)

February 3, 2017

Friday morning the jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was released for the month of January. It showed a healthy increase of 227,000 persons employed, which was significantly more than was projected. These numbers extend Obama’s job creation…

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Unemployment Lowest Since 2008… Unless You Use Phony Numbers

September 4, 2015

The Unemployment rate dropped significantly in August from 5.3% to 5.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. making today’s unemployment the lowest since April of 2008, when unemployment was at 5% even. This number might still be revised and…

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