American workers today are reliving the hard times that laid waste to an entire island 150 years ago. As the toasts of "Erin Go Bragh" echo across Washington today, the complete indifference of politicians is, once again, on display for an entire continent to see.
A vote for the GOP in November will be a vote for the richest one percent of the country at the expense of the rest of us. And it will be a vote for the kind of fear that we, as a country, would eventually come to regret.
A new study released by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy revealed that even when African-Americans had a good education and well-paying jobs, they could not achieve the wealth of their white peers.
Perhaps we need a benevolent dictator, not a president. No, that won't work... so how do we solve our problems? By attending festivals of ideas in Aspen and returning home charged with a new spirit of change.