Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
From the beet fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds of California to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older adults. These invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in RVs and modified vans, forming a growing...
2018-08-03T04:13:25.000ZGood book alert: NOMADLAND. How the 2008 collapse reeked havoc on retirement plans. And how people are figuring out new ways to make it work. Sad, fascinating, ultimately inspiring stuff. Go @jessbruder! – source
2021-03-18T05:00:19.000Z@Clagett The book is excellent too. Highly recommended. – source
2021-03-12T22:28:43.000ZLast night I watched Nomadland the movie; started reading @jessbruder’s fantastic book of reporting well into the wee hours+ morn and interviewed her with @dearsarah on Clubhouse 2 hours ago. Both works are independently amazing and you should watch / read – source