“War is making us poor,” according to Pat Leahan’s letter on Friday, April 15. Behind this ugly truth lies another. As our foreign wars expand, a class war increases at home. This class war shifts wealth from the majority of the population to super-wealthy individuals and corporations.
“Wait.” you say, “this is America, and we don’t have a class system.” Yes we do, if you consider class based on economic rather than social standing. Consider one of many pieces of evidence supporting this claim.