So I look to wise men* for ideas, both on what ails the magnificent USA, and particularly what we might do to improve things. DEFINE THE PROBLEMS AND SUGGEST SOME SOLUTIONS, WISEGUYS.
I happen to think Noam Chomsky is one of the wisest men on Earth. Robert Pollin is an economics professor at the U. of Mass, and I am becoming impressed by his wisdom. So two wise men. I've never read a better define/suggest piece than this one. It gives me clarity and even some hope. Take some time when you are in your clearest state of mind and read it.
Definition of the Problems (A few headlines)
CHOMSKY: The right is ascendant, in fact some of its harshest and most destructive elements are rising.
It's the one with sinister features, sometimes smacking of totalitarianism, including adoration of The Leader.
The ultra-right is spearheaded by Steve Bannon, one of the most dangerous figures in the shiver-inducing a…