My appearance today on CNN’s Reliable Sources, alongside W. Kamau Bell, discussing Donald Trump, racial scapegoating and the centrality of white anxiety and resentment in the 2016 campaign…
Posts Tagged ‘economics’
My interview on KGNU Boulder, concerning my new book, Under the Affluence, the nation’s culture of cruelty, and the relationship between economic and racial inequality in the U.S.
My appearance on the Tavis Smiley Show, October 15, 2015 to discuss my new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America
My discussion with Laura Flanders about racism, the class system and my new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America, which aired on October 13, 2015.
How Racism Explains America’s Class Divide and Culture of Economic Cruelty (An Excerpt from Under the Affluence)
The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Jeopardizing the Future of America (San Francisco: City Lights, 2015). _____ That the United States has long had a less complete system of social safety nets than most other industrialized nations is by now well established. [...]
The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Jeopardizing the Future of America (San Francisco: City Lights, 2015) This section explores the way that many (especially on the right) valorize the wealthy and insist that unlike the poor — the so-called “takers” in society — [...]
Perhaps you think you’ve heard everything. Perhaps you’re one of those folks who feels that comparing criticisms of growing wealth inequality to Nazi propaganda is so obviously absurd that nothing can top it. Perhaps you’ve found yourself thinking, “Wow, ya know, 85 people owning as much wealth as the bottom 3.5 billion people on the [...]
I really can’t figure out what is so hard about this. For Republicans to shut down the government — to cause real pain to hundreds of thousands of families whose members work for various government agencies, and who will now be furloughed, as if they don’t matter, because, ya know, they aren’t hedge fund managers [...]
Announcing my forthcoming book from City Lights. Working on it now, and should have it out sometime in Fall… BOOK DESCRIPTION: Tim Wise is one of the country’s most prolific public intellectuals. His critically acclaimed books, high-profile media interviews and year-round speaking schedule have established him as a leading voice for racial equity. In Culture [...]