A Movie Log

A blog formerly known as Bookishness

By Charles Matthews

Monday, October 19, 2009

The Rich Get Richer

Bob Herbert on economic inequality.
We’ve spent the last few decades shoveling money at the rich like there was no tomorrow. We abandoned the poor, put an economic stranglehold on the middle class and all but bankrupted the federal government — while giving the banks and megacorporations and the rest of the swells at the top of the economic pyramid just about everything they’ve wanted.