National Poetical Radio (NPR 1) “Recovery Man”
Boeing forces a new contract with no pensions, thus
widening the gap between rich and poor, and giving the
“New Economy “ another capitalist “win.” Forget a strong
middle class in which profits are shared by the workers, this
is all about robbing would-be pension money in order to
buy back stock, increase dividends, and massively expand
the pay of the executives. And with no middle class, who
will sit on your planes Mr. Manager? Hence, the last
twenty years of your life are made golden on the backs
of, and by the same ratio as, the 48,000 pensions, divided
by one thousand managers or 48 times as good as the former
“retirement” of the workers you just slammed. In Rochester,
Cincinnati, New York, Detroit, San Francisco, and nearly
everywhere else, the “New Economy” means rich stealing
the last vestiges of our manufacturing base for themselves.
Not mentioned is the fact that rising costs are shredding the
middle class and fixed income populations faster than a
speeding free trade agreement, more powerful than the Fed.
chairman, able to turn you homeless in a single bound. “Look,
it’s “recovery man,” chirping only of jobs created, not lost.
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