Why So Many Americans Feel So Powerless

Our economy and society depend on most people feeling the system is working for them. But a growing sense of powerlessness in all aspects of our lives—as workers, consumers, and voters—is convincing most people the system is working only for those at the top.

Back to the Nineteenth Century

We seem to be heading full speed back to the late nineteenth century. It was also a time of great wealth for a few and squalor for many. And of corruption, as the lackeys of robber barons deposited sacks of cash on the desks of pliant legislators.