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"A Study In Contrasts": Take A Moment To Think About How It Is We Chose People To Be Our Political Heroes
I’m about to write something that will likely get me in hot water with a lot of my progressive friends. But in the end, if I make you pause to think, it will be worth it. 473 more words
Sometimes, I wonder about the basic intelligence of my people. Americans can be incredibly short-sighted, blind to both future and past. But that just means that teachers like me need to step up and show people what they may have overlooked—particularly when it is not just one problem, but a pattern. 1,320 more words
"Wall Street’s Threat To The American Middle Class": Do We Really Need To Be Reminded About What Happened Six Years Ago?
Presidential aspirants in both parties are talking about saving the middle class. But the middle class can’t be saved unless Wall Street is tamed.
The Street’s excesses pose a continuing danger to average Americans. 722 more words
The Wall Street system of banks is again facing a bankruptcy crisis — this time triggered by collapsing oil and commodity debt and derivatives — and even central bankers know that it will be as bad as a second 2008 crash, or worse. 668 more words