America is gradually, but unrelentingly, destroying part of itself. The facts to support this are well-documented, told in many ways from past to present.
If a revolution is to take place, Americans — especially young Americans— need to know the facts, and they need to know how they’re getting cheated, and they need to get angry.
The severing of our society into a plutocracy and a peasantry is so far along that statistics almost cease to have meaning.
Many wealthy Americans believe that dysfunctional behavior causes poverty.
It’s not a game for Americans who need jobs and education and public transportation and infrastructure repair. But public services continue to be cut, while the wealthiest Americans benefit the most from a government they say they don’t want.
“Save the public education!”
4. TV News Dumbed Down For American Viewers.
As we try to grasp the reasoning behind cuts to life-saving programs while billion-dollar incomes and trillion-dollar profits are being made, we must understand that extreme wealth deadens parts of the brain.
Free market idealists argue that capitalism works for anyone with a little initiative and a willingness to work hard.
The first step is to learn the facts, and then to get angry and to ask ourselves, as progressives and caring human beings, what we can do about the relentless transfer of wealth to a small group of well-positioned Americans.