The recent debt deal shows how un-visionary Congress and the electorate are. Here are a reminder that without vision we perish; with it we can thrive. Here are a call to action for Congress and us to get past our distortions and divisions, then find a vision that solves problems and guides us into something better. Includes wisdom from Abraham Lincoln, who knew a lot about leading a divided country.

Want Economic Turnaround? Create It! Wall Street is too untrustworthy. Government is too partisan, and media are too obsessed with who’s sleeping with whom to envision an economy that works for all. Fortunately, fellow citizens are creating a variety of breakthrough ways to create a better economy.