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COVID-19 destroyed the old economy. The new economy may be scary for many workers.

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Many may want to believe the president stating that the economy will surge as we go back to work. Here is the truth. The old economy is dead. And the new one will shock many as the efficiency of capitalism displaces and impoverish millions.

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Coronavirus created has created a new economic paradigm. It forced corporations into a proof of concept that could only be done in a pandemic. A complete restructuring of the United States' economy will occur, not because it has to in the long term, but because this pandemic would have forced certain changes that proved more efficient.

The one thing about capitalism is that it does seek maximum efficiency from society to ensure every increasing growth and profit for the few, read shareholders and corporate executive, Inasmuch as workers, consumers, and the environment are irreplaceable stakeholders, they are only valued a whatever cost they are able to get away with.

It is time that Americans start to heed the reality upon us. If we are not engaged now to ensure a new social safety net that takes the new economy and its realities into account, the middle-class as we know it will cease to exist.

Please listen to the entire video. I shortened it substantially from Friday's show. The concepts in it is well worth the listen.


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Egberto WilliesEgberto Willies is a political activist, author, political blogger, radio show host, business owner, software developer, web designer, and mechanical engineer in Kingwood, TX. Egberto is an ardent Liberal that believes tolerance is essential. His favorite phrase is "political involvement should be a requirement for citizenship". He believes that we must get away from the current policies that reward those who simply move money/capital and produce nothing tangible for our society. If a change in policy does not occur, America will be no different than many oligarchic societies where a few are able to accumulate wealth while (more...)
 
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