You are probably hearing some confusing things about what’s going on in Washington these days. There are several different debates about how to keep the federal government operating, and what role the government should take in helping our economy recover and create jobs. Read more
How appalling that the cry of “class warfare!” is currently drowning out reasonable people who say that all groups in our nation should pay our fair share in taxes -- and that includes millionaires and billionaires!
Yesterday, during the “Prayers of the Faithful” at Mass, I asked for prayers for our nation, which is splitting apart economically. We prayed together that our nation will find our path back to economic justice. Read more
In the midst of disheartening data regarding the rise of inequality in our nation, it is encouraging that some communities are taking time to mind the gap by working on measures to mend it. This piece by NPR highlights a new program that encourages lower-income youth to achieve a higher education.
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