The establishment doesn’t wish to understand, because that would mean acknowledging its role in bringing all this on.
What’s left is a lifeless shell.
We must get big money out of our democracy, end crony capitalism, and make our economy and democracy work for the many.
“The real world we’re living in” right now won’t allow fundamental change of the sort we need.
The real choice isn’t “pragmatism” or “idealism.”
The upcoming election isn’t about detailed policy proposals.
Why did the white working class abandon the Democrats?
To paraphrase philosopher George Santayana, those who cannot remember they were screwed by Wall Street are condemned to be screwed again.
As reformers of the Progressive Era understood more than a century ago, no single president or any other politician can accomplish what’s needed.
Shkreli may be a rotten apple. But hedge funds and the pharmaceutical industry are two rotten systems that are costing Americans a bundle.