Forging a more perfect, just union

Commentary | April 13, 2011 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

The only people who benefit from our American legacy of slavery, discrimination, war, hatred and prejudice are the very wealthy. While identity-based politics pit us against each other, the economic war continues unabated: today the top 400 American families own more wealth than the bottom 50 percent, and the top 10 percent of Americans get as much money as the bottom 90 percent -- that is, everybody else!

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