After reading these two articles….
The exorbitant cost of housing, lack of decent jobs, and changing nature of the economy have squeezed the middle class out. That’s why a generation of ambitious young people is leaving Vancouver – from “Going, Going, Gone”
A British Columbia study finds that young families in the country are facing growing financial and time pressures even as their baby-boomer elders head into easier-than-ever retirement.” – from “After the boomers, it’s Generation Squeeze“
…I am reminded of the “we are a battery to them” scene from the film the Matrix. In light of all the Occuppy protests that have been happening around the world, if you think about, Vancouver eerily resembles a “Matrix” type world where the majority of today’s Generation “F” or “Squeeze” lives in fields of condo developments and rental housing, supporting a system of people who are well-off …
the money making “machines”