Values

“Youths are passed through schools that don’t teach, then forced to search for jobs that don’t exist, and finally left stranded in the street to stare at the glamorous lives advertised around them.”  ~Huey P. Newton

If a television show said a dirty word or flashed a quick peek at a boobie, their call center would light up from angry parents; apologies would be made, fines would be paid, jobs would be sacrificed.

But when almost 10 minutes of every half-hour is dedicated to preaching the Gospel of Materialism, teaching children that happiness is something you buy and a well-lived life is measured in possessions, all you get is crickets…

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  1. …this is the unvarnished truth … I was listening to a radio program about the minimum wage and I could only think about how skewed society is … the image of minimum wage jobs are that of teenagers and young people, and most of minimum wage earners are adults who are responsible for children… and somehow, it is justified that big corporations earn obscene profits without rewarding those who are largely responsible for their largess… the low-wage earner who can barely find themselves able to carve out an existence…

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