Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!
What happens in the 2012 elections could make or break struggling cities like Detroit that have been devastated by the economic crisis.
Mitt Romney's tax plan would reward companies for exporting more U.S. jobs as well as encouraging the firms to duck taxes.
"Hard Times: Lost on Long Island" is an examination of endless heartbreak and the clinging to the slender thread of hope.