Unemployment is in double-digits, renters are scared of eviction notices, aid is stuck, and economic recovery seems to have slowed.
The red-nosed reindeer — brought to you by a department store, General Electric, and a Jewish songwriter — remains a fable about the American dream.
More than two-thirds said it's no longer commonplace for hard work to be a path from poverty to wealth, according to a new World Economic Forum poll.
"To me it's a complete repudiation of the American Dream," said David Glosser.
"I noticed that my dad, when he’d see either microaggressions or full-on aggression happening in America, he sort of considers that the cost of entry."
"Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News Channel and right-wing radio have preyed upon those who've seen their American Dream go up in smoke."
In our new project "Betting the House: Affording a Home in America," HuffPost wants to help you tell your housing story.
"It turned into a horrible nightmare," one homeowner said.
The American dream was supposed to bring me happiness, but I realized I had been betrayed.
17-year-old Chloe Kim earned Team U.S.A. its third gold at the Winter Olympics on the halfpipe and made history.