Mike writes about the "99 percent":
The price we've paid for their "find yourself, you're worth it, indulge" culture has been a weakening of the social supports that the state needed to support the community and the increasing isolation of individuals.
I doubt there is any good way out of this. These people demand a return to the 1950s economy when our working class enjoyed global middle class quality of life because most of the world's industries were recovering from World War II.
Read the whole thing.