Doesn’t matter how good Black Friday’s sales may be, holiday shopping will be a nightmare for more and more American families. No matter how hard they work, they are not making enough to pay the rent, buy food and meet other monthly bills—much less buy holiday gifts.
This is not just their problem. It is yours and mine. Underneath the political frustration and confusion reflected in this past election, there is a seething anger at the unfairness the economy. According to the NBC exit polls, 63 percent of voters believe that the economy favors the rich. Yet, many do not connect the dots between their financial problems and public policies that can help resolve them.
Economic Policy Intitute