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Here is a great editorial from the New York Times addressing the Occupy Wall Street protests ›

At this point, protest is the message: income inequality is grinding down that middle class, increasing the ranks of the poor, and threatening to create a permanent underclass of able, willing but jobless people. On one level, the protesters, most of them young, are giving voice to a generation of lost opportunity.”

I love that we’re called the “generation of lost opportunity,” because that’s a perfect description. So many people, educated and ready to work, are unable to find jobs and are drowning in student debt. School should be free. If you want to learn, you should be allowed to learn. There should be no student debt. Sadly, they expect us to pay to be prepared for a job market that doesn’t exist. Well how can we pay off the loans without a job? The system is corrupt, and we need serious policy restructuring. I hope the Occupy protests can inspire that, and maybe give some hope to the Generation of Lost Opportunity.

Musings With A Touch of Aspie: We Are the 99% Percent ›

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If no one has posted the link to this site I’m happy to do so. If someone already has, I apologize for the repeat. This features true life situations of some of those of us who are in the 99% who are suffering because of the wealthiest 1% and their paid stooges in federal…