What will it take?

Sep 06, 2011 | By: Mr_Blue | Tags: new economy

What will it take for people to say enough - we need a new way of doing things?

Facts are showing a broken economic system. High poverty, high unemployment, low job growth, stagnate wages, growing income inequality, no economic mobility. It’s all there. We have an economic system that is providing very very few opportunities for people and providing a bleak future for younger generations. Yet hardly a peep from most people. Why?

Is that people are scared to demand change? Or is that people are just too complacent - content with a bleak future as long as we get our 500+ cable channels and internet access? What is it?

We have people who can’t afford to retire. We have families who either can’t afford or going into massive debt to send their children to college. We have people working not one but two or three jobs just pay the bills. But no protests. Why?

Is it that people are not aware that there are alternatives to current economic system and related bankrupt institutions?

We have a political system that’s controlled by those who can contribute the most money. We have a financial system that is incredibly destructive. We have business models that prioritize short-term profits at any cost - costs which are typically hoisted on the public or workers.

What will it take for people to wake up and realize how screwed we are under this current economic system?

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