5 Disturbing Charts from the new Poor People's Campaign Audit of America
Riffing on W.E.B Dubois's The Souls of Black Folks, the twenty-first century resurrection of The Poor People's: A National Call for Moral Revival (better known as Dr. King's late work, read this article on his radical late economic vision) is auditing America's progress since 1968.
The news isn't great.
The preliminary report put out by the Institute for Policy Studies is well worth a read. The full study comes out toward the end of this month and I'm looking forward to (or dreading?) digging into it.
Here are five charts to make us think about what sort of nation we're building. Click to see them in larger format.