We don't have the political clout to change economic policy in our favor. We have to adapt to economic conditions that will favor the rich for a long time. If we can't become wealthy ourselves, we have to learn to think like the wealthy think, to anticipate their moves.
Debt is not a good thing to have.
Find a cheap, warm place to live. Stay close to clean water.
Think of yourself as a producer. A maker of things.
Cooperate. Contribute. Serve. Hold fast. Don't fall through the cracks.
At it's limit freedom is the ability to reimagine and reprogram yourself in any way you choose.