- Dec 11, 2018
All hail the invisible hand. All hail the invisible hand. All hail the invisible hand.
In a normal country, being forced to stay home because of the coronavirus would be a frustrating inconvenience. But in America, it's creating a humanitarian disaster, as millions of people struggle to pay for their basic needs while being unable to work.
This isn't a universal problem -- it's a unique feature of American neoliberalism, which has spent decades wrecking the social safety net and is now demanding that workers put themselves at risk of becoming sick in order to pay their bills.