“Our nation, so richly endowed with natural resources and with a capable and industrious population, should be able to devise ways and means of insuring to all our able-bodied men and women, a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work.”– Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1937
Read it at CounterpunchWorking and Poor in the USA
by Bill Quigley
(h/t Kevin Fathi via email)
Our nation is much more richly endowed now after the technological revolution, and we are slipping back the other way.