Instead of a life lived in dignity, many senior citizens have to scrimp, accept charitable hand-outs, and decide whether to pay for medicine or go hungry.
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.
This past weekend millions of people celebrated a giant step forward on this nation's evolutionary path - the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
Jon Stewart describes the murders at South Carolina's Emanuel Church as terrorism plain and simple.
At its base "white skin privilege" tells white working folks that they do actually benefit from racism.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
Perhaps the mother of all evils, or shall we say, the most potent of all evils in history has been ignorance and greed.