Araz Hachadourian and Christa Hillstrom wrote this article for 50 Solutions, the Winter 2017 issue of YES! Magazine. Araz is a regular contributor to YES! Follow her on Twitter @ahachad2.
Christa is a senior editor at YES!
If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.