Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (4)

  They would cut this nation in half, into those temporarily better off and those worse off than before, and call it recovery. We should not be embarrassed or dismayed if the process of unifying is difficult, even at times wrenching. Unlike any other party, we embrace men and women of every colour, every creed, Read more about Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (4)[…]

Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (3)

To new frontiers of education, housing, peace. The whole family aboard, constantly reaching out to extend and enlarge that family. Lifting them up into the wagon on the way. Blacks and Hispanics, people of every ethnic group, and native Americans – all those struggling to build their families and claim some small share of America. Read more about Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (3)[…]

Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (2)

Maybe if you went to Appalachia where some people still live in sheds, and to Lackawanna where thousands of unemployed steel workers wonder why we subsidized foreign steel while we surrender their dignity to unemployment and to welfare checks, maybe if you stepped into a shelter in Chicago and talked with some of the homeless Read more about Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (2)[…]

Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (1)

  Ten days ago. President Reagan admitted that although some people in this country seemed to be doing well nowadays, others were unhappy, and even worried, about themselves, their families and their futures. The President said he didn’t understand that fear. He said ‘Why, this country is a shining city on a hill.’ The President Read more about Mario Cuomo: ‘Speech about fairness’ (1)[…]