Meg Wilcox is an environmental journalist covering environmental health, energy, agriculture and fisheries. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, National Geographic, Ensia, Next City, Civil Eats and Greenbiz.
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.