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Friday, December 07, 2018
Why Don’t We Riot Over Wealth Inequality?
Tell people their gas taxes are going up and they will riot, literally . Tell people that 6 2 individuals hold the same amount of wealth as the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world’s population and we don’t blink an eye. Okay, maybe we do a hard blink but we certainly don’t...