we learned that the income gap between the rich and the rest of us
is greater than it’s been since the 1920’s.
The 1% are pulling in profits hand over fist
while most Americans struggle to make ends meet.
McDonald’s took in more than $5.5 billion in profits last year,
but millions of its employees are still making wages so low
that they’re often forced to choose between paying rent and buying food.
If we are going to close the economic opportunity gap
it is crucial that wealthy corporations like McDonald’s
start paying their employees fairly.
[ Tonight’s key takehome phrase is : ‘Wealth Centralization’ ]