Monday, August 10, 2020

100 Words: OUR DOG EAT DOG SOCIETY

NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman gives a great analysis of how, and why, the U.S. is becoming much more like a Third World Country. Friedman says that our political differences are so deep that Democrats and Republicans now resemble rival tribes who believe they must rule or die. He also points out that in both places Everything is now politics — even the climate, even energy, even face masks in a pandemic. No simple answers from me—except that ignorance and illiteracy are primarily to blame, a result of failing schools, children raising children, and capitalism running amok in our time.


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