Tag Archives: income inequality

Enough bashing of the poors, already!

An important article from The Nation. It begins with a quote from “The Undeserving Poor” by Michael Katz which I read when I took a course on poverty at UCSB in the early 1990s. That course, and my own experiences, are … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about the “politics of envy.”

So they’ve stopped saying “class war.” Now Paul Ryan and his Ayn Rand worshipping cohorts call it the “politics of envy.” (Read that link, it’s an excellent column by EJ Dionne). “You’re just jealous.” Well, okay then. Envy is a sin. … Continue reading

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