How the American dream turned into greed and inequality

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Broken glass covers an armed forces recruiting poster at the scene of an explosion outside the U.S. Armed Forces Career Center in New York’s Times Square, March 6, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Policymakers have largely ignored the growing gap between the rich and poor.

Capitalism has failed at redistributing wealth.

The American system could soon reach a breaking point. The American Dream is broken. Paul Ryan, speaker of the House of Representatives, recently stated that "in our country, the condition of your birth does not determine the outcome of your life."Yet the idea that every American has […]