In a time of diminishing returns, nothing seems sure anymore. Where older generations took less for themselves in order to pass on more opportunities to their children, the Baby Boomers thought the could have it all. It didn’t work out. They watch as their kids come to terms with a future that is no longer theirs. Somehow we forgot to invest in those public institutions that would provide security for the next generation. Boomers now refuse to invest in the very public infrastructure that had paved the way for their prosperity. In handing the torch to their kids, they forgot to light it.
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