RE: ‘Class struggles in American history’ |

RE: ‘Class struggles in American history’

Thank you for including the article by Don Cook on the class struggles in American history. Having just read Abigail Adams biography and listening to the arguments for not taxing those who make more than $250,000 a year, his article rang true.

According to Senator Bernie Sanders America has the most unequal distribution of wealth and income of any major industrialized country on earth.

Even Henry Ford noted that: You’ve got to pay your workers enough so that they can buy your product; that’s what keeps the system going.”

With a minimum wage that has not risen with the cost of living, of course we have more poor and can’t count on being a “consumer society.” The problem was covered up for a time because we became a two income family nation.

Our children are doing less well than we, and our grandchildren will be indebted for college expenses forever.

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