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"How Baby Boomers Broke America" by Steven Brill

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Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get here? How did the world’s greatest democracy and economy become a land of crumbling roads, bitter polarization and dysfunctional government?

As I tried to find the answer over the past two years, I discovered a recurring irony. About five decades ago, the core values that make America great began to bring America down. 

Steven Brill at Spotlight Health Aspen Ideas Festival 2015
Steven Brill at Spotlight Health Aspen Ideas Festival 2015
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