Outdated statistic in Section G1.4 : Self-Employment (US)

Bug #1420876 reported by themusicgod1 on 2015-02-11
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Bug Description

<quote>"However, by 1880, the year before Tucker started Liberty, the number of self-employed had fallen to approximately 33% of the working population. Now it is less than 10%. [Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis, Schooling in Capitalist America, p. 59]"</quote>

I was curious about this so I looked this up. A couple of different places online all pointed to the World Bank as the most recent survey to determine this, and indeed the trend has continued just as predicted, since "Schooling in Capitalist America" was originally penned (1976). Although there's going to be some random movement in this metric over time, it seems to be pretty safe to use the World Bank as a more recent and relevant source(2011).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: anarchism 14.0-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.18.0-13.14-generic 3.18.5
Uname: Linux 3.18.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.16.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Wed Feb 11 11:43:54 2015
Dependencies:

EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-07-09 (216 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140708)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: anarchism
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

themusicgod1 (themusicgod1) wrote :
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