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Anne Arundel County’s School Bus Driver Problem Wil Get Much Worse

Since the 1950s, income stability has steadily eroded to the point now that there is no longer a middle class, and as one economist put it: If we don’t have a middle class, we don’t have a democracy. Have the right priorities. You can’t teach kids if there are no school bus drivers. This is not about the free-market system. It’s about human decency and dignity.

Anne Arundel County’s School Bus Driver Problem Wil Get Much Worse

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Since the 1950s, income stability has steadily eroded to the point now that there is no longer a middle class, and as one economist put it: If we don’t have a middle class, we don’t have a democracy. Have the right priorities. You can’t teach kids if there are no school bus drivers. This is not about the free-market system. It’s about human decency and dignity.

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