A turn to austerity would essentially be a declaration that chronic, widespread joblessness—with the declining wages and rising insecurity that accompany it—is the new normal, to which Americans must adjust. The mantra of shared sacrifice ignores the reality that most Americans already have sacrificed—in reduced wages, lost savings, collapsed home values.
A great article. Calling on us all to continue fighting, rallying, protesting. In ‘X files’ parlance, to , ‘Fight the Future’.