15 Oct '11, 1am
Being part of the 99% isn't about dominance – it's about universality.
Being part of the 99% isn't about dominance – it's about universality. The struggling economy is impacting everyone. Well, almost everyone. Americans on the whole aren't getting ahead; they're falling further behind every year. Nearly every American is worried about paying his bills or keeping her job. The terrible economy of 2008 has become the still-horrible economy of 2011. We've worked and waited for change, for the system to improve, for the reasons the economy got broken to be fixed. America's done waiting for change. Frustrated, furious - people took to the streets. Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC, Occupy Oakland, Occupy Boise – they're done waiting for change. Now, they're demanding it. Washington isn't making our economy better. Politicians aren't. Oil and gas companies aren't. Wall Street isn't. They aren't making the economy better because the economy doesn't impa...