Author Jacob Hacker discussed his latest book, a probe of "the DNA evidence" behind the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich, at an October 14 talk co-sponsored by the AFL-CIO and the Institute for America's Future. "Winner-Take-All Politics" shows how to take back a political system hijacked by the super rich.
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Sen. John McCain's comment last week that it's an "absolute disgrace" that current workers pay for the Social Security benefits of current retirees was bad enough, but the conservative policy alternative, and the fear-mongering that comes with it, is even worse. Here's how to attack it.