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O'Donnell, Jim

Jim O'Donnell

Jim O’Donnell is administrator in the GUE/NGL Group in the European Parliament. He was previously director of an EU research and information consultancy and, from 1978 to 1990 was branch secretary with the FWUI/SIPTU.

Jim is a Board member at TASC.


Some inequality stats

Jim O'Donnell 04/11/2011

Jim O'Donnell: For inequality Stattos, some interesting reading while you wait for the Government to publish its Pre-Budget Outlook. The US Congressional Budget Office has reently published its Trends in the Distribution of (US) Household Income between 1979 and 2007. The top 1% saw their household income increase by 275% over the period (Fig I, …



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