There is little question that Republicans took a political hit for the senseless government shutdown. If there is a lesson to be learned for the GOP (and everyone else), it’s that government shutdowns and debt-ceiling standoffs are counterproductive and irresponsible bargaining chips in political debate.
The government shutdown is part of much broader assault on Obamacare. Despite some of the rhetoric, low-income and struggling Americans are not just "caught in the crossfire." On the contrary, they are the intentional targets of a senseless political attack. Read more and take action.
It's worth exploring the extent to which capitalism affects our lives so we can make more informed decisions for improving our economy. That's the goal of an art and dialogue street project that UFE is supporting in Times Square from October 6-9. Join us as a participant or volunteer!