Courtney Martin: The new American Dream

As Bob Dylan once said, “The times they are a’ changin’. This interesting TED talk by Courtney Martin shows exactly how this statement rings true in the light of the American dream. She reveals how history itself is being turned on its head and simultaneously provides some room for comfort concerning the fact that most American parents don’t think their kids will be better off than they once were. Martin in fact see this as an opportunity to define a new approach to work and family that re-centers notions of community and creativity. Her inverted definitions of the pitfalls of the American Dream will surely resonate across the entire world. “The biggest danger is achieving a dream that you don’t actually believe in.”

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