The New Economy

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“The surest what to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem
those who think alike than those who think differently.”
– Friederich Nietzsche

In the New Economy, there are about 14,000 REGISTERED lobbyists in Washington, DC and only 535 elected officials.

In the New Economy, income disparity and its growth shows all indications of being a government sanctioned process.

In the New Economy, corporations pay less and demand more from their workers.

In the New Economy, housing and student loan repayments can eat anywhere from 30-60% of your pay.

In the New Economy, cost of living increases are disguised as “merit increases”.

In the New Economy, you are encouraged to live beyond your means.

In the New Economy, the top 200 CEO’s of public companies earned a median income of 14.5 million dollars.

In the New Economy, corporations do not value their employees.

In the New Economy, employees should not value their corporations.

In the New Economy, the young don’t realize the corporate game is rigged against them.

In the New Economy, you pay more taxes than most corporations…and it’s legal.

In the New Economy, workers are frustrated and angry yet feel impotent.

In the New Economy, we are not powerless.

In the New Economy, there is still only one way to rock.

In the New Economy, college and professional sports recruiting looks more and more like modern day slavery.

In the New Economy, corporate managers want to be called leaders when they are barely effective as managers.

In the New Economy, fear is the predominate corporate management philosophy.

In the New Economy, Bill Hicks is as relevant as he was when he passed away 20 years ago.

In the New Economy, we have more ways to voice our opinion and yet more people have less of an opinion.

In the New Economy, commerce dictates art.

In the New Economy, the story is seldom told.

In the New Economy, mediocrity is celebrated and excellence ostracized.

In the New Economy, your art matters to someone.

In the New Economy, your ideas matter to someone.

In the New Economy, most people don’t know who Mother Jones was let alone that the ideas live on.

In the New Economy, freedom is the ideal, shackled to technology is the reality.

In the New Economy, if you don’t say it, someone else won’t.

In the New Economy, if you don’t do it, someone else will.

In the New Economy, you’re damned if you do, fucked if you don’t.

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