Lord of the Rings teaches us about the new America now emerging. It is a stratified society, with great people ruling small people.
Maximilian Forte reviews Robert Reich's powerful film about one of the great forces molding a new America -- rising 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
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
Summary: Campaign 2016 has taught us invaluable lessons, as we choose between a clown and a Clinton -- a servant of the 1% (sponsored by Goldman). It's a fitting marker for their victory. But we do not yet see the hidden struggle that brought the 1% back to power, and cannot yet see how to … Continue reading The 1% won a counter-revolution while we played