Kroger hurt by Income Inequality and attacked by Jesse Jackson

Everybody should pay attention to what’s happening to Kroger because food deserts might be coming to their neighborhood soon.

The real problem is income inequality, people in many working-class neighborhoods; which are disproportionately minority, simply do not have the money to buy a lot of groceries.

The only way Kroger can make money is to operate markets in areas where it can sell expensive items like liquor and organic food. It is also ramping up delivery services which are more likely to serve affluent customers.
The reason for this is that middle and lower-class incomes are falling in the United States. When adjusted for inflation the average lower-class household income in the United States in 2000 was around $26,496 a year, by 2014 it had fallen to $24,074, Pew Research Center Data indicated. Lower-class families have $2,000 less to spend than they did less than 20 years ago.

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Good and Bad Basic Income

Something to remember is that a hungry man has every incentive to kill, pluck, and cook the goose that lays the golden eggs.
America is full of hungry people who are getting little or nothing from the current economic order.
They have no reason to preserve it, and every incentive to vote for extremists that would wreck our economy.

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