Don't wait for happiness — start there instead.
Riots may ensue as more poor Americans recognize their "miserable" long-term prospects.
- How bad is wealth inequality in the United States? About 1 percent of Americans hold 80 percent of the money.
- In the United States, the correlation between the income of parents and the income of their children when they grow up is higher than in any other country in the world.
- One of the big underlying reasons for poverty is receiving a crummy education, which in turn leads to crummy jobs. When people recognize their miserable long-term prospects, they are more likely to partake in riots.
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Two new reports highlight the stark realities of the modern workforce.
- For the first time, over 20 percent of senior citizens are working or looking for employment.
- By contrast, over half of millennials believe they will be millionaires despite contradictory evidence.
- Regardless of age, the question remains: Is work meaningful when the main goal is a paycheck?
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