Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the by Arianna Huffington

By Arianna Huffington

It’s no longer an exaggeration to claim that middle-class americans are an endangered species and that the yankee Dream of a safe, cozy lifestyle has turn into as outmoded as an Edsel with an eight-track player.  That the us of the US is at risk of turning into a 3rd global nation.
The proof is throughout us:
Our commercial base is vanishing, taking with it the type of jobs that experience shaped the spine of our economic system for greater than a century; our schooling process is in shambles, making it more durable for tomorrow’s staff to procure the data and coaching it must land sturdy twenty-first century jobs; our infrastructure—our roads, our bridges, our sewage and water, our transportation and electric systems—is crumbling; our financial system has been lowered to habitual episodes of businesses long past Wild; our political procedure is damaged, in thrall to a small monetary elite utilizing the facility of the checkbook to manage either parties.
And America’s heart type, the driving force of lots of our financial good fortune and political balance, is quickly disappearing, forcing us to confront the phobia that we're slipping as a state – that our kids and grandchildren will take pleasure in fewer possibilities and face a decrease lifestyle than we did.
It’s the darkish flipside of the yankee Dream – an American Nightmare of our personal making.
Arianna Huffington, who, with the must-read Huffington Post, has her finger at the pulse of the USA, unflinchingly tracks the slow loss of life of the USA as an commercial, political, and fiscal leader.  within the vein of her fiery bestseller Pigs on the Trough, Third international America issues hands, names names, and information who’s killing the yankee Dream.
Finally, calling at the can-do angle that's a part of America’s DNA, Huffington indicates accurately what we have to do to prevent our freefall and continue the US from changing into a 3rd international state.
Third global America is a must-read for a person disturbed through our country’s regular descent from twentieth century superpower to backwater banana republic.

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