Contradicting the conservative fairytale, 70 percent of Americans receiving federal assistance in some form or another work full time.
Congress asked the IRS to report on why it audits the poor more than the affluent. Its response is that it doesn’t have enough money and people to audit the wealthy properly. So it’s not going to.
“There is no way of slicing the numbers where people come out ahead,” says Carter Price, a senior mathematician at RAND, who co-authored the RAND Corporation study.
The CEO of JPMorgan Chase called the pandemic a "wake up call."
During an appearance on MSNBC, Michael Strain, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, said that Americans should give thanks for billionaires.
Ainsley doesn't understand Elizabeth Warren's appeal. Fighting income inequality is not "the American Way" according to the well-paid, fully health-insured Fox and Friends host.
It's not your imagination. The economy is rigged by those at the top.
This was a heartening thing to see.
"GDP is a terrible measure. It doesn't measure the health of the country, it measures how well us 20% do. That's what it does, so America is in trouble," Peter Georgescu said.
Rep. Katie Porter asked a simple question: How are Dimon's employees supposed to make up a $500 shortfall between living expenses and what they're paid at JP Morgan Chase. He had no real answer.
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