“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
"The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations." `Thomas Jefferson
Factory work did allow full time employees decent enough wages to raise a family and they also received good benefits to boot. We had four levels of full time workers in this country: working class, middle, upper, and wealthy. We never had poverty level in the mix. That was reserved for people who did not work full time jobs. The Walmart model introduced the poverty model here and deserves every bit of criticism for it.