Even under socialism, doctors and lawyers will receive higher salaries than custodians, postal workers, cashiers, and fast food workers.
"I believe these truths to be self-evident: America is committed to inequality."
There is an illusion that American workers' economic woes are attributable to their own lack of appropriate skills rather than to concerted efforts on the part of capital to disempower workers.
Despite zero evidence that zero tolerance policies improve school safety and discipline, they remain firmly in place today.
Many proposals to prop up or restore the health of our current economic system are at odds with improving the standard of living for workers in the U.S.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
We are headed to a world where just one percent of the population own and control more than all the rest of us combined.
Finally, most people outside the one percent at the top are realizing that the vast gulf of inequality is very dangerous for our country and the world.
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.
Today, all of us can be ordinary citizens, using the singular eye of smartphones, blogs, and shares, to expand everyone's vision.