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How The American Dream Turned Into a Nightmare

Ronald Reagan and Freddy Kruger got things rolling

Photo by David Spiers on Unsplash

According to experts, the beginning of the end of the American Dream began with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1981.

But to understand Reagan’s role in dismantling the American Dream, we have to begin in the year 1984 when something very strange happened. It was the year that a teenage girl named Nancy…

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Eric Milch

Angry, confused, inquisitive, hopeful. Just trying to pull it all together before it's too late.