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The Divide

I’m currently reading this book by Matt Taibbi, “the Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap“.

Taibbi is a great writer. He can make something like this topic entertaining rather than simply maddening, which is pretty incredible. If you thought we were/are getting screwed by the financial sector, this book adds an entire new layer to it the issue, as it compares the lax treatment of corporate super-criminals to the harsh, draconian bullshit enforcement and punishment of petty criminals — and in many case people who aren’t even committing