Clinical psychologist Bruce E. Levine explains how “the ruling elite has created social institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance”, through:
- Student-Loan Debt.
- Psychopathologizing and Medicating Noncompliance.
- Schools That Educate for Compliance and Not for Democracy.
- “No Child Left Behind” and “Race to the Top.”
- Shaming Young People Who Take Education — But Not Their Schooling — Seriously.
- The Normalization of Surveillance.
- Fundamentalist Religion and Fundamentalist Consumerism.
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