Absolutely. Money is what we need to pursue happiness. Lack of money often directly causes mental and physical suffering. People who talk about money not buying happiness either have enough money or they’re just not paying attention.

This is especially important to think about now as real wages are shrinking for the working class and the opportunity to share in prosperity is increasingly unavailable for huge numbers of people, especially members of minorities.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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