[p2p-research] Post-Depression first: Americans get more money from government than they give back | csmonitor.com

Kevin Carson free.market.anticapitalist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 00:07:25 CET 2009

On 11/25/09, Michel Bauwens <michelsub2004 at gmail.com> wrote:

> interesting stat that recently came out is that if the labor-capital
> distribution had remained the same as before the reagan era, the minimum
> wage would be at $40 !!!

There has also been a major shift in employee remuneration from wage
earners to salaried managers.  If management and supervisors were
reduced to the same share of total employee compensation they got
thirty years ago, it would be enough to increase average wages by
about a third.

Kevin Carson
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