Saturday, September 10, 2011

Via the Coffee Party Movement / NPR: Thomas Friedman On 'How America Fell Behind' : NPR

‎"We shifted from [the] greatest generation that really operated on what we call in the book 'sustainable values' — saving and investing — and we handed power over to the baby boomer generation who really lived by 'situational values' — borrow and consume" - Thomas Friedman
 
In his new book, the New York Times columnist explores how the U.S. fell from industrial, political and academic glory after the Cold War. "Just when we needed to be lacing up our shoes and running faster, we put our feet up," he says.
 

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