Tag: wealth equality
“You have to be all sorts of twisted to think ‘making poor people more comfortable’ is a bad thing.”
“The increases in billionaire wealth continue to defy gravity in the real economy where millions have lost their jobs, health, and livelihoods.”
Fat cats play the system like hungry lions stalking prey. The progressive challenge is to educate more voters how our predatory system helps the rich get richer.
“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”
The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world’s wealth.
At the beginning of classes every autumn, I tease my students with the following question: Is it better to be poor in...