If one is going to grandstand and pontificate about the failures of the current minimum wage, and how $22/hour is the only fair rate of pay for unskilled workers, perhaps it would make sense to pay one’s interns such a wage. Or how about even a wage.
Say what you will about the Breitbart suite of online media. Are they over the top sometimes? Absolutely. But do they also do great reporting and interesting and valuable news? Without doubt. The attached article is an example of this.
We are neither right nor left, nor up or down, red, blue, or purple. But which way the GOP will turn is an interesting question which many people are asking right now, and one which is important for the country.
Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The chance won’t come again And don’t speak too soon For the wheel’s still in spin And there’s no tellin’ who That it’s namin’ For the loser now Will be later to win For the times they are a-changin’.
It’s funny how good art not only holds up but also shifts in meaning as the years go by. The Times They are A-Changin’ is such a piece of art. This venerated song of my parents’ generation, for many an anthem of the left, is now 50 years old.
And it is and was an anthem for the left, to be sure. But times have indeed changed and the people who are now in the way are the same people who were pushing the old guard out of the hallways a half century ago.
The establishment is ossified and self-serving. Dylan’s song is a song of rebellion and optimism. It speaks of a new world that is nearly incomprehensible to the older generation. We have a very similar situation today.
Whereas the baby boomers had access to much more information than their parents, and much more technology than their parents. Such a difference was there that the term “generation gap” was coined to explain the differences between the generations. How much wider is the gap today?