We'd be a better country if we didn't rig the game against those whose only mistake was to be born to poor parents.
With Washington looking hopeless, it's up to local communities to close the gap between the richest and the rest.
We're witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else.
Republicans can't get their act together enough to replace the Affordable Care Act, much less repeal it — but that's not stopping the party's staunch opposition.
For most people facing poverty today in the United States, the concept of America as the land of opportunity is just a fable.