Robert Reich: We can save the economy if we get serious about taxing the rich
(Source: AlterNet, September 23, 2013)
It’s one of the central issues of our time. It spawned both the Tea Party and the Occupy movements. It has the potential to deeply sabotage our economy. And, argues former U.S. secretary of labor Robert Reich, the problem is much worse than we think.
Reich, who stands a little less than five foot nothing but was named one of the 10 best United States cabinet ministers of the 20th century by Time magazine, says income inequality isn’t just a threat to the economic future of North American society.
“Losers in rigged games can become very angry,” he says in the documentary Inequality for All, which will be released in the U.S. on Sept. 27. “We’re seeing an entire society that is starting to pull apart.”
Full story: AlterNet
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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