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

The Fed sounds a red alarm about rising inequality

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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

Our future will be Jupiter Ascending, unless we make it Star Trek

Summary: Will our future be like Star Trek or Jupiter Ascending? Star Trek shows us a world beyond scarcity where everybody benefits. In Jupiter Ascending the 1% takes the wealth produced by technology and uses it to rule us. We can choose to make Star Trek our future if we are willing to work for … Continue reading Our future will be Jupiter Ascending, unless we make it Star Trek

When marriage disappears: rising inequality as the threat to the family

Summary:  This post looks at the disintegration of the family, another example of America's regression as we quietly surrendering generations of gains. The America we loved -- relatively classless, with a big middle class, low inequality and high social mobility -- dies a little every day. The evidence lies before us, obvious in the news … Continue reading When marriage disappears: rising inequality as the threat to the family