More proof of rising inequality, perhaps our greatest threat

Inequality

Summary: The rise of inequality is one of the greatest challenges of our time. A new report provides even more documentation about the gravity of the threat. Will this spark action by America's people? Or are the 1% right -- that they are best fit to rule and that we are sheep? It all starts … Continue reading More proof of rising inequality, perhaps our greatest threat

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Liz Bennett couldn’t marry Darcy. Nor can your daughter.

Pride and Prejudice

Summary: America's social structure changes slowly and unnoticed, taking us to a future with the class system of the past. Jane Austin's books describe our children's lives -- unless we take back the reins of America. We can do that now. If we wait too long, we won't be able to do so.  {This is … Continue reading Liz Bennett couldn’t marry Darcy. Nor can your daughter.

The Fed sounds a red alarm about rising inequality

Bumper sticker: inequality

Summary: The Fed gives us bad news about America. It should be headline news. More important, it should be news that shocks Americans into action. The process can begin with you.   Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2013 to 2016 Evidence from the Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances. From the Federal Reserve Bulletin, … Continue reading The Fed sounds a red alarm about rising inequality

Warning: the income gap between races is widening in America

Summary: We begin the Trump years with generations of progress unraveling in the healing of America's racial divide, with the likelihood of further deterioration quite high. We should understand what's happening to better prepare for what's next. A new study looks at the causes of the widening income gap between black and white Americans. It … Continue reading Warning: the income gap between races is widening in America