Dulcamara Cooperative (Photo: Chris Livesay)
At the Dulcamara cooperative farm in Emilia-Romagna, in northern Italy, the air is thick with the scent of ripening almonds. In an open meadow with soccer goals at each end, farmers are busy feeding sheep, chickens, and three boar
“This degree is useless. Then you need a master’s, and then they ask you
five years experience before you can work,” he (Aaron Martin)said.
Is Aaron in the 47% or the 99%? His parents? Sounds like many Americans, like the 400,000 Rocket Scientist that NASA dimissed post Apollo.
I think there is a slow and quite revolution spreading around the world. Increasingly, people are living against the grain. Even here in the U.S., the Great Recession has forced many to give up their beloved cars and use mass transit and bicycles to get around. Young people don’t even want cars. I think this recessions is forcing us, in many ways, to reassess what is important.