With a tanking economy, out of control spending and utter disregard for the future one might expect social concerns to drive people to the streets in protest. So where are they? Robert Reich says three reasons stand out. First, the working class is terrified of losing what little they have left; second, students are afraid of ruining chances for a job; third, Americans are just cynical and have given up on meaningful change. Do you agree? Read his full essay here.