March 1, 2019
Samuel C. Spitale
Continued from Part 2: Declining Wages. Or, Why the Poor Get Poorer
“No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.” --Adam Smith
According to the Social Security Administration as of 2014, 51% o...
January 12, 2017
Continued from Part 8: The Powell Memorandum; Or, Profits over People
“If it were true that lower taxes for the rich and more wealth for the wealthy led to job creation, today we would be drowning in jobs.” -- Nick Hanauer, TED Talk
In Who Stole...
December 21, 2016
Continued from Part 1: Our Growing Inequality. It's Worse than You Think.
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
December 17, 2015
Continued from Part 10: Tear Down this Myth
“I had once believed that we were all masters of our fate – that we could mould our lives into any form we pleased…and I supposed that anyone can be victorious if he threw himself valiantly into life’s struggles. But as I wen...
December 10, 2015
Continued from Part 3: Increasing Poverty, Declining Health
“[Profit] is always highest in countries which are going fastest to ruin.” --Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations
“Inequalities are inevitable under capitalism,” explains Hedrick Smith in Who Stole the Ameri...