“Going Dutch” Revisited

Has America’s myth of individualism and white resentment–based concept of “socialism” lessened our chances to pursue happiness as individuals and, as a nation, to compete in the world?

Sidewalk chalked in light blue “Peace, Love, and Facemasks” outside an elementary school.
A sign of the collectivist spirit outside a grade school in Webster Groves, Mo. (Photo by author.)