Adrift: 100 Charts that Reveal Why America is on the Brink of Change

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Adrift: 100 Charts that Reveal Why America is on the Brink of Change

Adrift: 100 Charts that Reveal Why America is on the Brink of Change

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Which is a shame, because the true value of these charts is that to the extent possible, the admittedly progressive Galloway presents these issues as irrefutable (at least in a perfect world) fact-based realities, not Left/Right arguing points.

Galloway makes a reasonable but facile case for his take on enlightened capitalism - a small 'c' conservativism that seeks to strike a balance between the driving innovation (which is what the accumulation of capital should do) vs ensuring public weal (routinely at odds with the short-term thinking driving 'shareholder value'). If he is quick about it than the current government might have a chance to read it whilst they are still in office.It was completely scattered and the “charts” were just pointing out the obvious, rather than interesting insights. Using an eclectic set of data from 1945 to today he offers insights to paint a disturbing picture of a society becoming increasingly dyspeptic. An urgent examination of America's future through a review of its past from 1945 to today for readers seeking to understand the reasons for its political, social and economic crisis from New York Times bestselling author Scott Galloway. Minimum wage is not a one sentence issue, but its also not a 3 paragraph issue, and to act like you’ve just cracked the code with your 3 paragraphs and a graph comes across as so arrogant to me.

I was annoyed by how many times the author brought up immigration and the benefits immigrants bring to America.This book has made me want to take a few of the charts in this reading, and go a bit deeper to find the root cause of a problem, or how it has evolved over the years.

Spotify — “To unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by these creators. This time, what will it take for our nation to keep up with the fast and violent changes to our new world '. In terms of dating apps, online connections can “make small towns seem bigger and big cities feel smaller by connecting people with common interests”. A large and growing cohort of bored, lonely, poorly educated men is a malevolent force in any society, but it’s a truly terrifying one in a society addicted to social media and awash in coarseness and guns.But he is also a very successful podcaster which explains the consumer friendly, highly accessible format.



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