In fact, if you look at the entire Republican/Neoliberal Democrat policy platforms, you will find that they are almost entirely about diminishing the humanity of and reducing the economic and civic power of workers below the CEO and Ownership level.
“Bus Club Members only get seats,” he says. “But don’t worry, we’ll get you where you’re going safe and sound. Just grab a handle and remain standing.”
The American economic model is that cities and regions should prostitute themselves – in a buyers’ market, no less – to get a few jobs, all in hopes that some semblance of past abundance will return to them.