Who benefits, really?
In the middle of all the protests for racial justice yesterday, the stock market rose sharply and unemployment numbers were lower than expected. In a speech yesterday afternoon, Trump claimed credit for this rise and said,
“It’s the greatest thing that can happen for race relations, for the African American community, for the Asian American, for the Hispanic American community, for women, for everything, because our country is so strong,” Trump said when asked if he had a plan to address systemic racism. “And that’s what my plan is: We’re going to have the strongest economy in the world.”
Working class and poor people — including black, white, brown — will not benefit from the rise of the stock market.
This is what I tried to depict in this drawing.