• General Hustling

    Why Gen Y Hustles

    We live in interesting times. The generation that preceded us lived in the most powerful nation in the world. They reached the top of the geopolitical food chain by investing in their physical infrastructure (Eisenhower’s National Highway Program cost a cool $128 billion), making college widely available through generous government subsidy, and ensuring a stable global order than furthered trade and global interconnectedness. After so much success with that strategy, the powers that be decided to follow that up with… the exact opposite strategy. I can’t blame them. After Baby Boomers passed through the public university system, there was no need for them keep funding it. State and federal tax…