The Spiritual Crisis of the Modern Economy

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/12/spiritual-crisis-modern-economy/511067/

In 1981’s The Next America, the leftist intellectual Michael Harrington recognized this problem. “We radicals had mocked the old verities and preached a new freedom, only our negatives were more powerful than our creativity,” he wrote:

We proposed that men and women find their purpose within themselves, that they disdain all the traditional crutches, like God and flag. But were we then to blame because many seemed to have heard only that the old constraints had been abolished and ignored the call to find new obligations on their own?

Most of the new jobs over the last 10 years were part-time

Princeton study

extreme meritocracy

 

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