Capitalism’s most fundamental rule is: if workers have no money then business has no customers. Today, with our economy at a practical standstill and federal politicians more interested in serving their donors rather than the people, this is more true than ever before. This sad reality is slammed into all our faces as we waddle through this Covid-19 pandemic.
HR6407 is a purposefully horrible law and a gross miscarriage of justice that continues to this day. No other government agency at any level nor any federal contractor or private company has been mandated by law to fund retirement accounts 75 years into the future. The damage done to one of our national treasures by this law continue
In Flint, Part 1, we looked at what happened in Flint, Michigan, and the state government measures that highly impacted the residents. We continue now with part 2, which looks at the environmental racism and economic disparities and asks whether the Green New Deal could have protected the city.