Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com If you want to know something about life in America these days, consider how New York Times
The October 2 edition of the New York Times carried a David Leonhardt column entitled “Kneeling Versus Winning” in which
Two major phenomena in recent years--growing political segregation, and the dynamism of the new global economy--might mean that progressive states that attract and invest in talented young people will flourish, while states clinging to the tired, disproven dogma of the past will flounder.
Disclosure: This reporter worked at Politico from 2007-2010. One of the Times' main goals, he added, “is to have something
Inequality is not simply a question of spending power. It has physical dimensions, not least urban geography that includes an unbridgeable chasm between working opportunities and the places where people live.
Come here, meet our academic standards, and we guarantee graduation in four years, as well as a study abroad experience and internship or research experience.
The single-most important economic issue of our time has been largely ignored in the course of this dispiriting presidential campaign, namely, the need to generate tens of millions of quality paychecks in an economy now decades removed from having enough of them.
If this election were truly about the economy, this country's voters would either hold this administration's feet to the fire and force it to be more specific about its solutions to this economic crisis, or it would be voted out of office in November.
We are confident that good citizens will be willing to put the country's interests first and advocate for and demand a pragmatic and collaborative solution to our Medicare dilemma.
In an economy where most people's lives have been harmed by bank recklessness and massive wealth inequality, there are instigators and those who follow them want everybody to worry about a different predator instead: