The consequent wealth concentration at the top coupled with worker insecurity are symptoms of economic crisis, as well as a crisis of democracy.
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The central unspoken issue in 2012 remains the continued 30-year wealth shift upward, exacerbated by Washington's false deficit narrative and calls for austerity that actually expand wealth inequity.
Nobody has it all without somebody else having less.
In the coming days and weeks we'll be hearing a lot of misinformation about the Trustees Report from the Social Security Administration. It's time to separate the myths from the realities.
Mr. Romney's hard work cannot justify his favorable tax treatment. He didn't work harder than the cleaning person who took on multiple jobs to eke out a subsistence living.
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