Americans were conned

How We Got Here

Just a few decades ago American Democracy was on a roll. Americans were working hard and the working class was doing better. We were improving our standing both financially and politically – historical data proves it. But when we weren’t looking, we Americans were being conned. We had both our money and our political power taken away from us. To make matters worse our health and our planet are now being taken away from us as well.  After several decades of falling for the con, we are nearing the end of America Democracy and losing planet Earth. In these pages take a look at just how good we had it not that long ago and explore how things were flipped on us.

It’s almost too late.  Don’t let yourself be expendable…

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Things To Remember

...There are some fundamental things we need to always keep in mind when we think, read, or talk about politics, government, inequality, the state of the Country, or how we are going to put food on the table...

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While We Were Being Good Americans...

...We need to look at wealth inequality over time in order to get a feel for just how long we have been heading in the wrong direction and how bad it has become. Then we need to understand why...

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We Had It Right

... By the early 1970s the average American had some serious mojo, with the working class growing in size, wealth, and influence. In fact, our wealth was growing at about the same rate, if not slightly better, as that of the wealthiest of our fellow-citizens...

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How we got here

...The history of America was always on an overall positive trajectory but somehow we did a sudden about face and started going backwards. So how the hell did this happen? As it turns out, there’s no mystery about what happened – everything is well documented and most of it happened right in front of us...