CapitalismEducationInequalityThe Main Drift

A Punch to the Gut

$100 Million for two boxers to pummel each other for our amusement.  Somehow the same system cannot find the money to provide fresh fruit to needy kids before school, or funds to hire more teachers to teach them, or a living wage for the janitors who clean up after them at the end of the day.

US boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., (L) and Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines fight during their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 2, 2015. JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images

 

 

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