Mar 12, 2011

Must See Chart: This Is What Class War Looks Like

By AFL CIO / aflcionc.org
"The class war is important for everyone to understand because class consciousness is essential to undermining racism & xenophobia and seeing them as strategies to divide and conquer the working class." - Films For Action

This chart puts the class war in simple, visual terms. On the left you have the “shared sacrifices” and “painful cuts” that the Republicans claim we must make to get our fiscal house in order. On the right, you can plainly see WHY these cuts are “necessary.” The reason? Because we already gave away all that money to America’s wealthiest individuals and corporations.

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