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View Diary: This week at progressive state blogs: BART dispute, priest at the bully pulpit, abortion lies (27 comments)

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  •  Average is the wrong statistic (1+ / 0-)
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    Liberal Thinking

    Median is the correct one.

    •  Average for Maintenance Workers (1+ / 0-)
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      Or average for conductors or drivers or something. And then entry-level wage for same. The cleaning crew, what do they make?

      This is like telling us average wages are up. Well, duh. If you throw in hedge fund managers and investment bankers, sure, wages are up!

      So, yeah, median obviously, but also for whom.

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