Social Inequality: the gap separating the new “allies for change” from the villains of Big Business

Hillary

 

When Hillary Clinton set out her vision for a stronger US economy at her official campaign launch last month, she presented voters with two contrasting versions of corporate America today.

The first depicted the now-familiar, populist post-Crash image of corporate capitalism – selfish, red in tooth and claw; both predator and parasite: “Corporations making record profits, with CEOs making record pay, while your paychecks have barely budged….the top 25 hedge fund managers making more than all of America’s kindergarten teachers combined and, often paying a lower tax rate…”

The second celebrated businesses that are embracing and advancing progressive values. These businesses, she … Continue Reading