In a post-Cold War America distended by global capital, distorted by concentrated income and wealth, undermined by unlimited campaign donations, and rocked by a wave of new immigrants easily cast by demagogues as 'them,' Reich writes, the notion of the public good has faded.
Bank of America intern Moritz Erhardt was known to put in grinding days. Ambitious interns are easy targets for exploitation the world over, say critics.
In the wake of the Lac-Megantic oil train disaster, it's important to focus on how to improve rail safety, Styles writes, and not use the tragedy to advance social causes.
The gap between Democrats and Republicans is greater than ever. Why are Americans so divided, and can anything be done to pull both sides back together?