Unpaid Russian workers, like these protestors, are becoming increasingly disillusioned

Unpaid Russian workers, like these protestors, are becoming increasingly disillusioned with the government and Putin

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  1. Beauregard

    Are they learning from American Voters?

    See:

    Open Disdain for Work Sparks Anger
    http://thefederalist.com/2016/02/25/bernie-supporters-hatred-of-work-is-why-trump-supporters-are-so-mad/
    by Mark Hemingway

    “… it is precisely this cultural disconnect about the value of work
    that explains why there’s an open revolt in both parties and the
    future seems so uncertain.

    If any one issue defines this election, it’s economic stagnation.
    Many Trump supporters in the GOP feel left behind by the twenty-first-
    century economy. They’re angry about it, because our “follow your
    bliss” culture doesn’t begin to appreciate coal miners or people who
    work in brake disc factories, even as it obsessively venerates empty
    celebrity and people like social media executives and hedge fund
    managers who are filthy rich in spite of the fact their contributions
    to society aren’t very tangible.

    Trump was not only canny enough to speak to this, but he still remains arguably the only candidate to forthrightly talk about issues such as immigration that are feeding this anxiety, …”

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    1. Roman

      If you want to debate politics without venom, describe PROGRESSIVES as trying to take care of the weak, and describe CONSERVATIVES as trying to enforce the Law of Karma.

      (ps – not that venom isn’t called for now and then.)

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