White Wealth in Seattle Is the Problem (It’s Too Much), Not Black Poverty – Slog – The Stranger


Now, what happens if we problematize white wealth as we do black poverty? For one, we can wonder why it has to be so high for a large number of whites. What if a major problem with the American economy, and how every level of this economy is connected to global ecological systems, is that there is just way too much white wealth. What might be needed to save the planet is reducing white wealth, not making others measure up to it.