"...social mobility in this country -- the old Horatio Alger idea that we can get rich by working hard -- is less true now than it ever was. It turns out the American dream of moving up is now more likely to occur in Britain and France, those supposedly class-riddled countries. I suggest this has happened in large part because our government now functions as a fully paid arm of the wealthy and of corporate interests."The article above is just another example of why I think that Molly Ivins is great.
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
Guess who's paying for dinner?