The graph on Inequality , shows the disparity in wealth from wealthy classes to the poorer classes and the Middle Class. The degree of Wealth Transfer has been dramatic, creating segregated schools and communities once again, as Big Businesses divide our Cities, raking in the funds and giving nothing back to the Communities. We … More America Speaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Archival Posts 2012-2019 still relevant. What have we learned? Where are we going? 3rd Party? Periscope@11am
Funding infrastructure through deficit spending is not a good idea. 1. $13 Trillion would be added to the deficit over 10 yrs. plus Corporations might be able to ” create toll roads” or worse cronyism would prevail preventing the funding of enough infrastructure programs. 2. Lowering domestic corp tax to 15% is not a good … More Joyce AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Infrastructure & my Christmas Wishes
We the people are the greater fools. Trump lied about being self funded. Neo Conservative Billionaires like Wilbur Ross held fund raisers for him. Wilbur Ross has made money off the backs of his workers. He’s now slated to become Secretary of Commerce? Fact if you are loyal to Trump … More Joyce:AmericaSpeaks Periscope@ 11 am. We’ve been Trumped? A Russian in the WhiteHouse?
Dear followers: Join me at 11 am and let’s continue our discussion on resurrecting the Middle Class. The Fed is proposing raising interest rates which will burden the middle class while helping savers. Savers have been doing fine in Swizterland, paying taxes on time , being rewarded for saving and … More Joyce:AmericaSpeaks Periscope @11am stimulus will grow Middle Class
Dear Followers, I thought this bedtime tale might explain “our State of Inequality” . Please read and comment. We can discuss your thoughts tomorrow on Periscope@11am. Look for Joyce: America Speaks. If ” we are united” , we can overcome our State of Inequality. Our story begins, … More The voice of Joyce: a Parable for our Time ” the Hunger Games” redux
Dear Followers: Tune in at 11am to Periscope. Let’s talk Politics. 85 days till the election, their economic plans have been laid out. Are you satisfied? If not, what can we do? We have choices, especially when we’re at this pivotal junction…. Violence continues to erupt around our Country! the extreme heat in the Northeast … More Joyce:AmericaSpeaks Periscope@11am Third Party, Jobs,grand vision
Dear Followers: Tune in at 11am and let’s discuss how you feel about: The Candidates The Issues Your concerns See you on Periscope at 11am. “the heart and pulse of the Middle Class”
Facts about inequality: paraphrased from Angus Deaton’s book,” The Great Escape” The Facts about inequality: Poor people do not choose to be poor The unemployed are miserable and demoralized without work The GDP is a well meaning statistic that doesn’t measure the 99% struggling at the bottom of income distribution Labor unions have declined in … More The Voice of Joyce: excerpts : ” The Great Escape”