Category Archives: Working Class Economist

The Pay Gap is Bad…For Men

In a seemingly controversial video, AL hopes people will hear him out in taking the macroeconomic view that The Pay Gap feeds into income inequality and less money in the overall economy. [Line: “If men were the only ones with money, the only companies that’d be in business would be Chili’s and Reebok stores.”] Plus,… Read More »

Greg Gianforte is May’s “Asshole of the Month”

As I get ready to list the Biggest Assholes in American history, I thought it only fitting I bring back the popular Working Class Economist segment “Asshole of the Month.” And I couldn’t think of anyone more deserving of that title than Montanta congressional candidate Greg Gianforte. You may have heard about the race for… Read More »

Working Class Economist: Grading Each Candidate for Your Wallet

  Working class people everywhere might feel like rejoicing since Ted Cruz has withdrawn from the race, but what’s the exact breakdown of each presidential candidate on most working class people’s wallets? John Kasich…The Good: Uhhh, I guess he offers hugs? The Bad: Nothing more expensive than a pregnancy you don’t want, and Kasich’s one-man mission to shut… Read More »