The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Deeper in Debt

Jan 7, 2002

Until recently, the bosses and the government told us the economy had been doing well. Yet in the past 12 years, consumer debt has doubled. A recent Wall Street Journal article reported that the level of consumer debt is so large that it averages out to over $20,000 for every man, woman and child in the U.S.

Clearly OUR economy was never doing as well as THEIR economy.