Recenly, I had a bad day. Epically bad.
I ran out of cash.
I lost my credit card.
I missed my flight.
So here's the cold, hard, unvarnished economic truth about financial deregulation, and the big gaps between rich and poor it fosters: They're really, really lousy for the economy, as Robert S. McElvaine points out in "It's the Equality, Stupid" in this month's Sojourners magazine.
When people think of Jean Vanier, certain impressions come to mind
Nights are the worst. I toss and turn, seeking a blessed relief from consciousness that seems to come only at dawn.