America Is NOT Broke

On March 5, Michael Moore delivered a speech in Madison, Wisconsin, that Norman Horowitz and I both wish we had written. I hope the Huffington Post doesn’t mind that I’ve copied the text for you to enjoy:

America is not broke.

Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you’ll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash. It’s just that it’s not in your hands. It has been transferred, in the greatest heist in history, from the workers and consumers to the banks and the portfolios of the uber-rich.

Today just 400 Americans¬†have more wealth than half of all Americans combined. ¬† Continue reading “America Is NOT Broke”