Recommended reading

“Without an idea of the future that’s genuinely shared by large numbers of people—a real and lasting solution to the conditions described in these books—an arrest on Wall Street becomes one more story from an age of individuals”

- “The New Depression Journalism” George Packer’s observations in the New Yorker on the differences in attitudes during Great Depression and Great Recession. It investigates the process of covering these times and society defaulting to individualism after the losing belief in institutions and collective ideologies.