Open thread for night owls. Robert Reich: Why the economy is still failing most Americans
A 1911 photo of “breaker boys.” Starting around 1866 in the United States, impurities
were removed from coal by breakers, most of them between the ages of 8 and 12.
They worked 10 hours a day, six days a week, perched on wooden seats above
conveyor belts or wooden chutes, picking slate and other unwanted items from the coal.
Robert Reich writes Why the Economy is Still Failing Most Americans:T…