Guest Post: iDepression 2.0 | zero hedge: "The key disturbing facts are as follows:
* Goods producing jobs as a percentage of all jobs have declined from 31.2% in 1970 to 13.8% today.
* Lawyers, accountants, financial advisors and other paper pushing professions made up 12.4% of jobs in 1970 versus 18.7% of all jobs today.
* Obese Americans love to go out to restaurants and be served. Hospitality employees now make up 10.1% of the workforce versus 6.7% in 1970.
* Obese, vain, stupid Americans have also benefitted the Health Services and Education industries as the number of nurses, proctologists, teachers, school administrators and Beverly Hills TV surgeons has surged from 6.4% of the workforce to 15.1%. You’d think we would be healthier and smarter with these figures. We’re not."
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Occidental Petroleum CEO Ray Irani is the poster child for extravagant executive pay - latimes.com: "The executives have been given seven years to hit a target they're on track to reach in 2 1/2 years."
Posted by viplav at 11:50 AM