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Think Globally. Be Thankful.

I felt that the afterword of Ben Bagdikian’s book, The Media Monopoly, reads like a socialist manifesto.  While I understand many of his points and agree with him on some things, I don’t think our country has it quite as bad as the picture he paints.  As much as the economic and political landscape of America could improve, I think it’s important for U.S. citizens to keep it all in perspective. 

Sure, there’s a need for increased funding for public schools.  But at least we have public schools to attend – according to UNICEF, there are 121 million school-age children who do not have this privilege.    
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