“…a dangerous and growing inequality and lack of upward mobility… has jeopardized middle-class America’s basic bargain ― that if you work hard, you have a chance to get ahead. I believe this is the defining challenge of our time: making sure our economy works for every working American. It’s why… CONTINUE
There was a lot of talk at the Democratic presidential debate about an issue near and dear to the hearts of liberals: income inequality. It’s too bad Hillary and the gang didn’t have the courage to speak some inconvenient truths about why some people are on the wrong end of… CONTINUE
You have to give Hillary Clinton credit, if for nothing more than having a great deal of chutzpah. Here she is making income inequality a big part of her run for the White House despite the fact that she could be the poster girl for income inequality in America. This… CONTINUE
One of President Obama’s most effective political allies during his 2012 re-election run was Warren Buffett, the ultra-successful CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and one of the most respected economic minds in the country. You might recall after all that Buffett, who had previously kept himself out of the political fray… CONTINUE
I know that Hillary has come in for a great deal of ribbing over her silly remark about how poor she and Bill were when they left the White House, but the fact is that most presidents are already wealthy when they move in. Harry Truman was the last ex-president who didn’t end up a millionaire through humongous book deals, outlandish speaking fees or finding himself on a bunch of corporate boards. There is nothing, after all, that corporations like more than throwing money at an ex-president so they can use his name to dress up their letterheads.