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Best Web OpEds    H3'ed 7/30/19

The Big Crash - Eudaimonia and Co

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'If you’re alarmed by the way things are going in the world…you should be. What I mean by that is that the world’s great systems are broken… hence, an age of paralysis, despair, trauma, and backlash. Your anxiety is very real, it means something —The fundamental system that’s broken is the global economy. That’s not a surprise — America designed and invented it, and the global economy has come to reflect America’s bizarre and grotesque economic outcomes. America is now a country of a tiny number of ultra rich, who effectively own everything, and one of something very much like neo serfs — the average American will die in debt, which means he’ll never (in net terms) own, earn, or save anything. Anything. 70% of Americans cannot raise $1000 if needed.  We need to get serious, fast, about building a better future. reimagine and reinvent our broken system — now, beginning this minute!'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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