Cashing in on expertise
Re: “Working late,” Dec. 2 information story
The US is at a demographic turning level. Subsequent yr, we might be a nation with extra individuals older than 60 than below 18. If our financial system is to continue to grow, competitors for workers will intensify.
Aldo Svaldi’s article factors to an apparent answer: Spend money on older employees. We’re a half century behind in our fascinated about the worth of individuals over 60 who need or must maintain working. The U.S. additionally lags behind different nations in recognizing the alternatives to capitalize on older adults’ elevated longevity.
In Seoul, the federal government is investing greater than a billion to assist re-deploy tens of 1000’s of older adults in productive roles. Why? They foresee the day, only a era away, when 100-year lifespans might be regular, and retiring in a single’s 60s gained’t be sustainable.
A thriving U.S. financial system wants recent fascinated about human assets to seize the almost limitless potential of older adults to contribute.
Phil Nash, Denver
Phil Nash is the chief director of Boomers Main Change.
The media get Trump
Re: “The partisan media …” Dec. 10 commentary
Gary Abernathy’s observations are flawed if not fully backward as to the details. The explanation our constitutional bulwark, the mass media, addresses Trump because it does is as a result of it is aware of him solely too effectively.
The media see him for the way he presents himself and the way he operates. Trump’s document speaks for itself. It’s clear that Trump’s curiosity lies with Trump alone. His private foreign money is wealth and self-aggrandizement. The world is aware of Trump as a poorly educated narcissist who lacks class and tradition. The media merely mirror the details not solely as they’ve discovered however because the world displays.
It’s changing into more and more obvious that Trump’s victory within the 2016 presidential election was due partly to Hilary Clinton’s lack of enchantment as a candidate, the Russian affect, and an excessive amount of indignant People in search of change.
Thus it has nothing to do with the character or mental competency of those that voted for Trump. The critique is that of the person and his character, not that of the American citizens!
Bob Bonacci, Littleton
Coal involves White Home
For a president who favors coal a lot, this season has turned out effectively. He has simply acquired an enormous lump of coal from particular counsel Robert Mueller.
Del Knudson, Denver
Carbon tax not the reply
Re: “The transition from fossil fuels is crucial,” Dec. eight Washington Put up editorial
In case you consider that, why didn’t you assist Prop. 112? Additionally, a carbon tax just isn’t the reply; all a carbon tax does is give individuals/companies who can afford it permission to proceed to pollute with fossil fuels.
Janice Brown, Englewood
Re: “Republicans ought to need a carbon tax,” Dec. 2 commentary
I often ignore Catherine Rampell’s articles, as a result of they’re all the identical — Democrats proper, Republicans fallacious. Nevertheless, I discovered her assist for a carbon tax fascinating; what she helps is at present the supply of road protests and violence in France. Elites resembling Rampell and Denver Put up editors have the funds to take care of carbon taxes. However the remainder of us …
Jack Inderwish, Aurora