Looking back while thinking now.

'The intolerable inequalities we take for granted.'

"So let’s interrogate some of our beliefs about political morality with the eyes of our descendants. Two four-letter words lie at the heart of contemporary America’s public morality: “free” and “fair.” “It’s a free country” is every American’s boast; “I only want a fair shake” is every American’s plea. I doubt I need to remind many Commonweal readers of the more flagrant forms of unfairness in our national life—that one American child in five lives below or near the poverty line; that somewhere between 80 and 90 percent of our economy’s productivity gains since 1980 have gone to the top 10 percent of the income distribution...."


https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/w...ef=the-browser


"The human intellect is already more than adequate to dispose of apologetics for greed. It is the human heart that needs instruction."