American Inequality Was Massive Before the Pandemic. It’s Gotten Far, Far Worse During It.
By Luke Savage
Read the full article from Jacobin, here.
The pandemic has been taking the existing injustices of capitalism and exaggerating them to the point of cartoonishness. A case in point is a recent study that finds Wall Street bonuses have grown by more than 1,200% since the 1980s — while the federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised in over a decade.