Income Inequality

Bernie Sanders: Ryan Budget Vulgar And Obscene
Sen. Bernie Sanders called out Rep. Paul Ryan's cruel budget proposal for being exactly what it is; vulgar and obscene and out of touch with what the American people want. Read more...
Bill O'Reilly Attacks Stephen Colbert: A 'Clueless Deceiver'
Bill O'Reilly is very angry at Stephen Colbert for lampooning his take on inequality in America so he viciously attacked the comedian on his Talking Point Memo segment. Read more...
Colbert Takes Down O'Reilly's Bizarre Defense Of Income Inequality
Stephen Colbert skewered his "hero" Papa Bear Bill O'Reilly and his bizarre defense of income inequality and why it's supposedly pointless to even try to do anything about it.
Colbert Takes Down O'Reilly's Bizarre Defense Of Income Inequality
Stephen Colbert had a bit of fun at his "hero" Papa Bear O'Reilly's expense, and skewered him for his bizarre defense of income inequality and why it's supposedly pointless to even try to do anything about it. Read more...
Krugman On The Depths Of Wingnut Denial
What’s striking is the way AEI doesn’t even resort to the usual practice of concocting misleading numbers; it just flat-out lies. Read more...

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What's It Like To Raise 3 Kids On $9.49 Per Hour? Watch And See
HBO is streaming The Shriver Report documentary "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert" free to all viewers this week. Take the time to watch. Read more...
Bill Maher Floats Notion Of 'Maximum Wage' During 'New Rules' Segment
HBO's Bill Maher probably didn't win any friends among his fellow wealthy Americans when he suggested that not only do we need an improvement in the minimum wage, but perhaps we should also have a "maximum wage" to keep these whining plutocrats from highjacking our democracy. Read more...
David Brooks: NAFTA Was 'Sort Of A Wash Economically'
This is why the New York Times pays him the big bucks, folks. Read more...
Fox's Tantaros: Dems 'Essentially Picking Pockets' Like 'Poverty Pimps'
Fox's Andrea Tantaros repeats Chris Christie's latest false meme, and accuses Democrats of wanting to stir "anger and resentment" instead of finding solutions for the problem of income inequality. Read more...
David Cay Johnston Takes Apart Chris Christie's False Meme On 'Income Equality'
Chris Hayes and David Cay Johnston take apart Chris Christie for playing one of the Republicans' favorite games, which is to make up something out of whole cloth that your opponents did not say and then argue against it as though they did. Read more...