You need to do something authentic that people can relate to—70 percent of the people in polls support an inflation-adjusted minimum wage. So did Rick Santorum and even Mitt Romney, until he waffled during the primaries.
During the December holidays I feel the urge to watch old black and white movies, preferably those starring Jimmy Stewart. This year, “It’s a Wonderful Life” is too painful, a reminder of what we used to be but aren’t anymore.
Thousands of protesters have crowded Wall Street for the last 12 days, decrying the effects of corporate greed on a functioning democracy. Those protesters, Occupy Wall Street, are our Truthdiggers of the Week.