Archive for September, 2011

Smallpox and Polio – a possible resurgence?

September 15, 2011
Two Stories of Disease: Smallpox and Polio – Earth Policy Institute http://shar.es/HSzcD – great visual analysis of possible resurgence.

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US Household Income Slides

September 14, 2011

Great graph from WSJ about income and wealth in the US, following release of information by Census that median constant dollar earnings per worker have decreased to 1996 levels. I was surprised to see top 5% income has pretty much stayed same for past 20 years. I would be curious to know what the top 1% has done in that same time period.