A poll out today from the New York Times and CBS says 81% — that’s a lot — say we’re “on the wrong track.”
Almost half of those surveyed say the era of good jobs is behind us. And over half the adults say they’re worried about losing their job.
Given the high first number, the second number seems low.
Either way, we’re a nation with a “can’t do” spirit.
Today’s topic: How do we get the “can-do” spirit back?
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.