While Greece is a tiny country and Syriza a new party of the left, their success in overcoming the current crisis would give fresh momentum to people in Europe and woldwide.
The current crisis in Greece and the Eurozone is fluid and far from settled.
An article recently written in Forbes by a Mr. Ralph Benko proposes "human capitalism" as the solution to the shrinking wages and economic stagnation.
President's Obama's State of the Union address included a welcome centerpiece proposal taxing finance capital and the rich, and giving it to the middle class and poor.
I have a confession to make. In the series of articles I have supposedly been writing about income inequality, I have really been writing about something else: need.
We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.
Seventy-three percent of polled Americans believe corruption in government is widespread; but there is a more subtle form of corruption, even less transparent.
I was struck by the incredible breadth and grassroots depth of this sea of humanity streaming through the streets of New York. A mass movement has emerged!
Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.
We are faced with a choice of who will pay to rebuild our infrastructure, educate our children, and transition to a green economy.