What we do right now, or fail to do, will determine what kind of world will greet the millennial anniversary of Magna Carta. It is not an attractive prospect if present tendencies persist -- not least, because the Great Charter is being shredded before our eyes.
We can spread awareness of anything happening in the world, large or small. We may be able to prevent a negative outcome that could have arisen from help coming too late. And that can make all the difference.
MONEY has always been the most corrupting influence in our politics, a fact that is now on full display in Republican-controlled state houses across the midwest that are voting against public employees' right to collective bargaining.
Despite overwhelming evidence of widespread lawbreaking, there's still a popular point of view that says fraudulent foreclosures are "a technicality" and what we're seeing is neither a systemic problem nor a crime wave of epidemic proportions. Actually, it's both.