To the High School Graduates of 2019:
Members of the high school graduating class of 2019, you’ve been misled.
Having been schooled in hoop-jumping by institutions shaped by No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top, you’ve been conditioned to think that what matters most about you can be quantified. Because your government has defunded higher education, the college degree you feel forced to pursue probably requires your adult life to begin in a swamp of debt. You’re being programmed like robots for the prospect of jobs that will be done in the future by robots.
If the bubble tests and business degrees happen to pay off, the reward is employment in a corporation that poisons the water, pollutes the air, depletes the soil, roasts the planet, preys on