Inequality closes too many doors, damages too many lives
It is still rampant, it dwells among us -- in every facet of life.
And, it is painful to be reminded that it goes further than someone not having a pair of shoes or enough to eat today ... is a matter of real opportunities -- education, transportation, etc.
Sadly, "poor and working class Americans have been falling behind" attorneys Bryan Stevenson and Michelle Alexander discuss in this Bill Moyers interview. I hope you take time to watch.
As they explain, there is great wealth in this country. And, in one way or another, I think, many of us have shared in the bounty at some point or another. But many are left wanting ... and it goes beyond having access to a food cupboard ....
We need real solutions, real legislation that helps people, that empowers people, legislation that does not suffocate them and push them further into the abyss.