Data on Profits, Inequality, and Oil

(See below for sources)


Lower classes quicker to show compassion in the face of suffering, U C Berkeley News Center, December, 2011

"The Numbers Racket: Why the Economy is Worse then we Know," Kevin Phillips, Harper's, May, 2008

Corporate Wealth Share Rises, New York Times, Jan., 2006

Fortune 100, Biggest US Corporations, April 2005

Fortune Global 500, April, 2005

Data on U. S. Oil Consumption and Imports, 2004

Richest Are Leaving Even the Rich Far Behind--New York Times

Number in Poverty Increases in U. S.--New York Times

Rich Get Richer in U. S.--New York Times

U.S. Black / White / Latino Inequalities, 2001

Where Persian Gulf Oil Goes, 2002 Data --Energy Intelligence Group

Map of Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf Region

Where Middle East Oil Goes, 2001

World Oil Reserves, by region, 2001

Oil Reserves in Persian Gulf,2000, w/ notes on Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan

Recent U.S. Political and Military Commitments to Persian Gulf Oil

Bibliography of the Politics of Middle East Oil

Declining Profit Rate of U. S. Non-Financial Corporations, 1959 - 2009

U. S. Racial Inequality in Median Family Income

Latest Persian Gulf Report from U. S. Energy Information Agency

Dependence on Persian Gulf Oil: U. S., Japan and W. Europe, 1973 - 2000

U.S. Oil Import Sources, 1973-2000

Where Middle East Oil Goes, 1991

Where U. S. Crude Oil Comes From, 1995

Where U. S. Petroleum Products Come From, 1996


Source for Profits of Non-Financial Corporations: Data on profits of U. S. non-financial corporations from the Economic Report of the President, 2009. Data in fixed, non-residential capital owned by U. S. non-financial corporations is from the U. S. Department of Commerce, Survey of Current Business, 2007.

Source for Oil Figures: After 2000, see individual tables; prior to 2000, 1996 Statistical Abstract of the U. S., and Department of Commerce publications.

Source for Racial and class inequality: 2001 Statistical Abstract of the U. S.