The gap between the Haves and the Have-Nots is growing larger almost every day. Workers are giving more and more but getting less and less in return. But this story is about much more than one group making more money than the other — it is about the system being rigged to the point that we have US citizens dying every single day because they can’t afford the basic necessities that the rest of us take for granted.
Ring of Fire’s Mike Papantonio talks about this with Pulitzer Prize winning economist and author David Cay Johnston.
David Cay Johnston is the author of Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality.