We must simultaneously go deep within ourselves to reconnect with our source, and spread ourselves wide, throughout our communities. We must move toward conscious evolution.
What do Gov. Scott Walker and Walmart have in common? They talk pay raises in public while cheating their workers of pay. Perhaps "always low wages" should be the slogan for the candidate who recently called the minimum wage a "lame" idea.
Paul Street is the author of Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Paradigm, 2004) and The Empire's New Clothes: Barack Obama in the Real World of Power (Paradigm, 2010).