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The Silicon Valley Dream

Commentator Jeff Goodell says that Silicon Valley, the area where he grew up, appears to be experiencing a kind of "prosperity fatigue." Some affluent young residents seem bored with their material possessions and are giving generously to charities. And, he says, other less prosperous workers are discovering that "the Silicon Valley dream" is not quite as democratic as it first appeared.

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