Both major political parties have ignored the working class. Bill Clinton reduced welfare for the non-rich but welfare for the rich is at an all-time high. Sixty billionaires have as much wealth as 3.5 billion people. That is billion with a ‘’b’’.
I recommend Barbara Ehrenreich’s book showing what it is like to be in the working class.
More than 10 years ago, I bought David Shipler’s book but got depressed after 25 pages and could go no further.
I recommend this commentary from today’s New York Times.
Opinion | Who Killed the Knapp Family?
Opinion | Who Killed the Knapp Family?Across America, working-class people — including many of our friends — are dying of despair. And we’re still bla…I hope both political parties respond. I plan to vote for Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders.