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.
The most important problem facing the world economy is how to divide work up between people and intelligent machines. I'm not sure we're headed in the right direction.