Tag: class

So, What Is a Universal Basic Income? – The Jim Jefferies Show

So, What Is a Universal Basic Income? – The Jim Jefferies Show

THERE ARE ROUGHLY 40 MILLION AMERICANS LIVING IN POVERTY. THANKS TO DONALD TRUMP, THAT’S ALL ABOUT TO CHANGE. THE ADMINISTRATION IS CONSIDERING CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF POVERTY SO FEWER FAMILIES WILL QUALIFY FOR GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE. SO PROBLEM SOLVED. I GUESS THAT’S ONE WAY TO DEAL WITH POVERTY, JUST SAY IT’S NOT POVERTY. THAT’S LIKE, IF …

The Real “Truth About the Economy:” Have Wages Stagnated?

The Real “Truth About the Economy:” Have Wages Stagnated?

In a recent video with over a million views, former labor secretary Robert Rice gives a three minute description of the truth about the economy. One of his key points is that, adjusting for inflation, most people’s wages have barely increased since 1980. Based on this claim, Rice argues several other controversial points about how …

We are RG – Young and wealthy organizing for justice

We are RG – Young and wealthy organizing for justice

[music] Resource Generation Organizes young people with wealth To leverage their resources And privilege For social change. My family made the money I inherited through generations of land claiming and land owning very early on in the United States. My starting salary was over $100,000, which is more than either of my parents ever made …