Here is an old joke about Canadians: How do you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? The Canadian has free health insurance and does not own a gun. Now, a recent article on Bloomberg says the difference between middle-class Canadians and Americans shows more differences between the
One of the key causes of racial inequality is economic inequality. To many people seeking to explain the racial inequality that has persisted since the Civil War, the economic argument is often intertwined with discrimination and the need to gain a more powerful political voice in government.
Posted by William L. Bainbridge on Monday, July 22, 2019
No democracy can exist with a wealth gap between the majority of citizens and its most privileged and powerful political layer of citizens. The wealth gap that developed since the administration of Ronald Reagan (1981–1989) now approaches that preceding the Great Depression (1929-1932). At both times,
Whenever there is a national scandal, assassination, security breach, news of corporate corruption, or financial debacle, the go-to remedy for these societal and economic shocks is to conduct an investigation. This is the government’s typical reaction to events it let happen or did not want to, or
Here is why the U.S> political system became so corrupt, and how it got a corrupt businessman elected president of the U.S.
How bad is the wealth disparity in the U.S.? This chart should help explain it.
What happens when you are retired and bored with playing cards or golf, and going for coffee, but you have an active mind. Then, you remember that in your previous professional life, you saw business behavior that was illegal. Maybe you saw suspect transactions or met clients