[Marxism] The absence of real forces [was: The low point]

Sayan Bhattacharyya ok.president+marxmail at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 17:17:01 MDT 2007


On 8/3/07, Mark Lause <MLause at cinci.rr.com> wrote:

> Actually, it also true for the median, which can change without improving
> the lot of those living hand-to-mouth or reducing their numbers.

But...

"According to the Congressional
Budget Office, earnings for the poorest fifth of Americans are also on
the increase. As Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution noted
recently in The Washington Post, between 1991 and 2005, ''the bottom
fifth increased its earnings by 80 percent, compared with around 50
percent for the highest-income group and around 20 percent for each of
the other three groups.''   "

The New York Times,
Full: <http://select.nytimes.com/gst/tsc.html?URI=http://select.nytimes.com/2007/07/24/opinion/24brooks.html&OQ=_rQ3D1&OP=4dd49da3Q2FX-KQ26X3Q7E9zz3Xs88Q2BX8Q2BXs5XzNSnSznXs5Q269zzfQ7EQ22(3dY>




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