This is very old news.. but it’s interesting to see how this topic is slowly moving from "radical lefty blogs" and academic circles towards the center of the political debate.. even if this movement takes years and decades..
But seeing the Catholic Church going in front on this issue is a bit baffling..
President Obama tried Wednesday to turn the conversation back to the economy, calling the growing income gap the "defining challenge of our time."
"Some of you may have seen just last week the pope himself spoke about this at eloquent length," . "How can it be, he wrote, that it’s not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points. But this increasing inequality is most pronounced in our country. And it challenges the very essence of who we are as a people."