Sarah Kendzior has written an amazing piece over at Aljazeera.com. I couldn’t have said it better and I’m not even going to try to. Here are a few quotes that really stood out to me but seriously, you should just go read the entire article.
Survival is not only a matter of money, it is a matter of mentality – of not mistaking bad luck for bad character, of not mistaking lost opportunities for opportunities that were never really there.
If you are 35 or younger – and quite often, older – the advice of the old economy does not apply to you. You live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are still high. The money is still there. But not for you. You will work without a raise, benefits, or job security. Survival is now a laudable aspiration.
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