Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The American Dream Is Dying (Killed By Republicans)
For many years, Americans have believed in the American Dream -- the idea that anyone can become successful, and that children will do better than their parents. And it was generally true. But that dream is dying. Republican economic policies, slanted to favor the rich and corporations, are creating a new dream -- open only to the rich and their children.
Here is how former Labor Secretary Robert Reich puts it on his blog:
The American dream promises that anyone can make it if they work hard enough and play by the rules. Anyone can make it by pulling themselves up by their “bootstraps.”