New York Magazine’s cover asks, “when did everyone become a socialist?”
I’m about to read the articles, but I’m going to blog about it first. Because I was just saying to Steve that most people may become more conservative as they get older, but I’m getting more radically progressive.
I’m going to night after night of presentations on how to care for an adult with special needs and learning about how crappy the system is. I walk out of these presentations furious. Like seriously ranting and pacing back and forth and cursing at the world.
I keep interviewing college kids with over $100,000 in student loan debt (some over $200K) and NO CLUE what jobs are available to them. [edited for clarity.]
I socialize IRL and on twitter with writers without health insurance and who are scrambling to get paid by their editors.
I have friends who are texting me every day from small liberal arts colleges that are closing, and they have no jobs.
The 2008 recession permanently scarred Jonah’s generation. And us. The parents. I talk to parents every day who are scared for their children and making lots of hysterical choices based on those fears.
AOC is going to be president, once that she’s old enough.