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"CHARTS: Here’s What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About…" by Henry Blodget for Business Insider

"The problem in a nutshell is this: Inequality in this country has hit a level that has been seen only once in the nation’s history, and unemployment has reached a level that has been seen only once since the Great Depression. And, at the same time, corporate profits are at a record high.

In other words, in the never-ending tug-of-war between ‘labor’ and ‘capital,’ there has rarely—if ever—been a time when ‘capital’ was so clearly winning.”

View an explanation of the main arguments of Occupy Wall Street through graphs and data points here: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-wall-street-protesters-are-so-angry-about-2011-10?op=1

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