In the premiere episode of Reality Check with Jasmine Moulton, Jasmine debunks the leftist claims that “the rich don’t pay their fair share” and that “the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.”
Politicians such as Jagmeet Singh and Chrystia Freeland have repeated this flawed argument on a number of occasions, and these misleading and simplistic claims have influenced of the federal government’s economic and fiscal policies.
Facts and logic suggest otherwise. It’s time for a reality check.
Reality Check with Jasmine Moulton is a weekly show that debunks the Canadian left’s favourite flawed arguments. Tune in every Wednesday and make sure you subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.