mikeandgerry wrote: Our glory days are behind us. This is not a doomsday scenario, just the reality that our advantages are slipping away as a result of natural progression. The US has been a boom town. That is changing
Bingo! The rest of the industrial world was in shambles after WWII, it took them this long to catch up, and guess what? We were napping like the Hare from The Hare & the Tortoise
, we were living the untouchable "American Dream" and when we were not keeping up, we borrowed to keep the ball rolling. Only now the ball went down the sewer drain and we will have to get all shitty to get the ball back and even if we do, it will never be the same.
Could somebody explain this concept to the UAW, please?