Depending on politicians to help their constituents, no matter how critical the issue, seems futile.
As Texans found last month, we’re all on our own unless we have and are good neighbors.
Eight (wealthy) Senators who claim to be Democrats voted against an increase in the minimum wage.
The last round of payroll protection went to a lot of big companies who didn’t need it. Now, the employee threshold is so low that many more businesses are likely to fail.
What we need are grassroots programs, or really creative neighbors, to help us to the other side of this multifaceted debacle.
Reasons To Be Cheerful has become one of my favorite sources for stories about ideas that can be replicated to fix the problems.
Our elected officials are too busy protecting their power/flow of donor money to care about finding solutions to help their fellow human beings.