Originally Posted by brewmenn
I don't think it's so much just greed, but it's the short term thinking that looks a lot like greed that's killing us. Shareholders worrying about the quarterly profit vs long term growth. Politicians worrying about the next election cycle vs whats best for the country.
Henry Ford once paid unprecedented wages, and it allowed his employees to buy his product, at less profit for him. It also allowed them to buy other stuff and grow the economy.
Now all you see are wages cut and benefits taken away.