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View Diary: Shutdown ended, but the economic whacking it gave us is far from over. Where is the long view? (131 comments)

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  •  Inequality is the persistent (11+ / 0-)

    Long term fundamental problem undermining politics and society. Until the politicians, economists come together to address inequality by raising minimum wage, increasing taxes on the rich and going after tax evaders, the decline of democracy and this nation will be inevitable. It would also be helpful if the excesses of the Finance sector could be heeled.

    A visual representation of inequality and it's long term impact on our society

    The Plutocracy of the United States is far more dangerous, as time will show, than is the Aristocracy of Europe ~ VM, 1926

    by cosmic debris on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 01:57:58 PM PDT

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