Tuesday, July 10, 2007

"So the question becomes, what kind of future's in store when even children of relative privilege can't afford to work for the public good?"

okay, this is verrrry interesting.

Are young Americans more interested in selling out than changing the world? Daniel Brook's new book argues that 20-somethings are forced to choose between living by their ideals or making a living.

also, i think it points us toward save-the-world organizations that provide housing, health insurance, job security, loan deferral, grants - anything to make activism a practical choice. especially without universal healthcare [ahem] and with all my student loans [ahem ahem].


  1. Hey Beth. I suppose I could just email you, but all your other faithful readers might enjoy this too. On a whim I followed the link to God's Politics, and encountered a great story on the Vatican and Conscientious Objection ( http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/07/logan-laituri-vatican-to-vener.html ). Liking the story, I followed the link to the author's blog, http://courageouscoward.blogspot.com/ , and, well, just read the post on 7/4/07. Powerful stuff, I'd say. Godspeed.

  2. Why doesn't my other comment show up?