This small farm owner in South County, Maryland, isn’t a PhD in economics or a market maker on Wall Street.
But that didn’t stop a crude video he made about the US economy from going viral.
The video – made using PowerPoint and a cheap microphone – wasn’t released to CNN or any major media outlet. Instead, he merely put it online and let its powerful – and disturbing – message do the rest. [NOTE: you can watch that video here]
It details a flaw in how the US economy operates. One that appeared when the US switched over to a new type of economic structure starting in the 1950s. The flaw wasn’t immediately apparent until the 1970s, and even then it caused no immediate problems in our economy, so only a small group of similarly situated