Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less, drink more and eat less healthfully. Why? Well, the standard explanation was once summed up […]

The Democrats’ “progress” from slavery to the new plantation

Student: I’ve seen that there’s in some way a false equivalency. You’re talking about this notion of, “You work, I eat.” But in the former scenario of the slave, that’s depriving someone of social mobility by basically taking all their labor for the benefit of someone else, whereas in the latter scenario, I assume you’re […]