Soledad O’Brien Tries to Make Sense of Mitt Romney’s “I Am Not Concerned With the Poor” Comment

Soledad O’Brien tries to make sense of Mitt Romney’s “I’m not concerned about the very poor” comment.

Newt Gingrich: Poor Kids + Work Ethic = FAIL!

If only poor kids were more like rich kids, the Income Gap would be just another shop at the Mega-Mall, right? That’s what Newt Gingrich says. Rich kids have a strong work ethic. Poor kids don’t. We can all go home now. Problem solved. Just shove a plunger in those pitiful kids’ hands, tell them […]

America’s Growing Income Gap, by the Numbers

by Braden Goyette ProPublica The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office recently released a much-discussed study [1] showing that over the past three decades the income of the highest-paid Americans has soared while the income of others has grown much more modestly. Here’s a rundown of some statistics illustrating the growing income gap. But first, some context. […]