Here are some stats. In 1994 CEOs made 142 times more than the average worker. By 2004 that ratio had increased to 431 time. Source.
Amazing numbers? How about these:
“CEOs of corporations with extensive defense contracts are getting paid about double what they made before Sept. 11, 2001” (ABC News). Over the same time period, other large corporation CEOs had a mere 6% increase. 100% vs. 6%. Nice.
Yes, the military-industrial complex is quite profitable.
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