The Betrayal of the American DreamQuicklink submitted By Hugh Campbell Permalink
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|The Betrayal of the American Dream is the story of how a small number of people in power have deliberately put in place policies going back more than three decades, that have enriched themselves while cutting the ground out from underneath America's greatest asset -- its middle class and have relegated untold numbers of American men and women to the economic scrap heap:
- to lives of reduced earnings
- chronic job insecurity
- retirement with fewer and fewer benefits
- millions have lost their jobs
- others have lost their homes, and
- nearly all face an uncertain future.
Astonishingly, this has been carried out in what is considered the world's greatest democracy, where the will of the people is supposed to prevail. It no longer does. America is now ruled by the few -- the wealthy and the powerful who have become this country's ruling class.