Back when people knew where their interests lie, and voted out politicians who screwed them, the politicians used that rationale to explain why they voted in legislation creating the 40-hour work week, and other pro-worker bills. The real reason, of course, was because they would be voted out of office if they didn't but what they said was that it would create new jobs.
Now, workers listens to propaganda and vote for people who blatantly screw them over, and the politicians are serving the interests of the minority who give them the money to pay for the lies that blind working people into accepting the current system, which is overthrowing a hundred and fifty years of organizing for workers' rights.
What is costing jobs are the billions of dollars these corporations have moved to Asia, taking their jobs with them It's a Done Deal.
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