All of us should be striving for a better society as our goal in life.
The shortcomings of U.S. economic policy, the healthcare system, and workers’ rights are being magnified by the current crisis.
Viruses like this Corona Virus can kill. Yet, in the world of politics there have been, for a long time now, those two other ones: The Lemming Virus and the Apathy virus. They only kill what is left of our Republican Democracy... which is not much at all!
Many of the serious dangers that we face today can be addressed by reforming our economic systems.
Now is the time to put the basic foundation in place that will make us all safer and more secure in good times, and more resilient when disaster strikes.
“For the first time it has ever happened to me, the website first accepted my order, and then (for some reason) I later received an email which stated that there were no longer tickets available at the price I wanted, and they jacked the price up $65.”
Under the current, broken system, the rich feather their own nests at everyone else’s expense.
‘About time’: Women’s groups applaud resignation of MSNBC host Chris Matthews after ‘decades-long history...
"Matthews had no business being on television for as long as he has been. That was true before Laura Bassett courageously came forward to share her story, and it remains true to this day."
And that is a complete misunderstanding of the actual sociology of America.
To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.