$3.5 Trillion for the Build Back Better Agenda Is Much, Much Less Money Than You Think
If there’s one thing the corporate media has told us about the Democratic Party’s proposed Build Back Better agenda — the major initiative of the Biden administration, featuring significant investments in education, welfare, and more — it’s that it involves $3.5 trillion.
Left out of the coverage, though, is one key issue: How much money is that, really?
$3.5 trillion certainly sounds like a lot. Human brains aren’t equipped to understand numbers of this magnitude; in our regular lives, we never encounter 3.5 trillion of anything, let alone actual dollars.
But the reality...