It's clear -- the world is safer with fewer nuclear weapons on high alert.
"They are viciously intolerant of somebody like me."
Putting money back into the pockets of working people will increase demand and purchasing power - good for workers, good for business. That is why the moves from McDonald's and Walmart, although small, could be so important if other companies follow suit.
In terms of inequality, working people both black and white are still not able to cash that check. Without strong unions and decent work, the check will still come back marked insufficient funds.