Wow. Just wow. It’s CEOs and others keeping wages low, Not immigrants. Please read this whole article, because that is a vast oversimplification. The 99% should be furious! I knew the RepublicanTs had sold out to Mega Corps and Mega Lobbyists, like the NRA, but this one article shows a glimpse of how badly they’ve been screwing every American, except for the 1%, for decades. If you only read one thing this year, make it Gronda Morin‘s article.
Also, she mentions the Koch Brothers. I plan to write several articles about them. They are the 2nd biggest polluter in the U.S. and I wouldn’t be surprised if they were behind Pollutin Pruitt. They are for sure behind Judge Bart Kavenaugh, Citizens United and many other lovely things. Before this re-blog, I’m copy/pasting a pic Gronda had on this article that sums up the economic problem in the U.S. in a way I had not seen before. My eyebrows were super high after seeing it and I had to pick my jaw up off the floor.
What’s not for average hard working Americans to be enraged against both political parties. Since 1973 until 2018, the US corporate increase in productivity has been around 77% while the average Joe voter wages have been stagnate at less than 13%.
The major reason for the American workers’ stagnant wages has to do mostly with corporate greed but some causes have to do with more US goods being manufactured in other countries where the hourly pay for workers is much less; corporations developing a greater reliance in technology; and there being changes in the culture, like a greater usage by utility companies of renewable sources of energy versus fossil fuel.
But guess who the culprits are making these decisions. They are the corporation executives who recently benefited from a huuuuge 2017 GOP tax cuts bill, and not the other bogeyman (fill in the blank). It was easy pickings for a…
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