Immigration, globalism, neoliberal economics, and war gutted the middle and working class
If you want to be angered, informed, and entertained by what the corporate-government State has done to the American Dream, listen to this episode. We speak with attorney and bitcoin software contributor Jeff Vandroux, to track down the complicated answer. In the first 20 minutes Jeff traces the government – corporate actions from the end of WWII to present day. For the remaining 40 minutes, Ragnar and Jeff go back and forth analyzing the four interplaying forces that killed the American Dream, ending on what can be done about it.
- History of the Bretton Woods agreement and its demise with President Nixon closing the gold window
- US fights inflation with high interest rates and deficits
- Immigration together with globalization cut wages and depletes multiple industries
- What people can do to overcome the collapse of the working and middle class