“Socialism never took root…

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.”

― John Steinbeck

461px-Lange-MigrantMother02Migrant Mother (1936), Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Lange’s photo, an iconic image of the Great Depression.

“Don’t forget that most men with nothing would rather protect the possibility of becoming rich than face the reality of being poor.”

― John Dickinson, “1776” (The Musical)

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