Why the occupiers of Wall Street are so angry

In one simple chart

Justin Elliott
October 12, 2011 7:52PM (UTC)

Via the Times' Catherine Rampell, this chart on Wall Street salaries is from a new report by the New York state comptroller (click for larger version):

This captures part of the reason for the rage of Occupy Wall Street, and why the movement is based in Manhattan's financial district.

For another version of this chart, see this amazing photo by Mario Tama.

Justin Elliott

Justin Elliott is a reporter for ProPublica. You can follow him on Twitter @ElliottJustin

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