Somewhere between “teachers shouldn’t have to sell their own blood to make rent” & “billionaires with helipads and full-time workers on food stamps shouldn’t exist in the same society” https://t.co/utYrwSObNN
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) January 15, 2019
— The Hill (@thehill) January 15, 2019
Fascinating study: Americans *vastly under-estimate inequality in the U.S., particularly racial disparities.
They guess that black Americans are 80% as wealthy as white Americans.
— Eric Umansky (@ericuman) January 6, 2019
Capitalism isn’t working right.
— Bloomberg Opinion (@bopinion) January 5, 2019
— Alec MacGillis (@AlecMacGillis) December 27, 2018
— John Authers (@johnauthers) December 13, 2017
"Economists are calling the economy 'great' because that’s what they’re used to doing. They just mean that most people have jobs. This standard terminology ignores the question of how much those jobs pay, or which classes of society reap the gains."https://t.co/hq1VmkQXyF
— Binyamin Appelbaum (@BCAppelbaum) December 1, 2018
I pointed out that income inequality has grown (objectively true) and Forbes accuses me of becoming “a lefty” with “baseless disdain for capitalism.” Oh, brother. This is how ideologues react to reality. https://t.co/5kteZXfwiZ
— Max Boot (@MaxBoot) December 3, 2018