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Old 27.04.2015, 16:03
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Our economy and society depend on most people feeling the system is working for them.

But a growing sense of powerlessness in all aspects of our lives – as workers, consumers, and voters – is convincing most people the system is working only for those at the top.
Here is an interesting post from which I took the snippet above and which could be just what you need to convince you to let it all out.

Maybe here on EF

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Old 27.04.2015, 16:23
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Re: They don't give a damn, and you feel [....]

As someone at the top, I really don't feel there is an issue here.
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Old 27.04.2015, 16:24
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What's your opinion?
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Old 27.04.2015, 19:55
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Old 27.04.2015, 19:56
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as someone at the top, i really don't feel there is an issue here.
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Re: They don't give a damn, and you feel [....]

For most people on the planet, most parts of every day life are better than they were, say, 50 years ago.

A smaller % starve, go uneducated, suffer from illness, die early etc. etc.

Maybe... maybe.. some 'self entitled' people in the USA and Western Europe feel 'disenfranchised' but that's mostly because.. a. turns out everybody else wants a bit of the action and b. they let things get to that point in their own country.

From shopping, to voting, to working.. most people in developed nations have some options. Not doing anything and blaming 'the man' never got anyone anywhere.

p.s. check out the Guardian's podcast on Rousseau ... he was moaning about all this over 200 years ago
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