Utopia For Realists

Rutger Bregman’s Utopia For Realists is how we have to save capitalism from the capitalists:

This paradox is neatly summed up by an anecdote from the 1960s. When Henry Ford’s grandson gave labor union leader Walter Reuther a tour of the company’s new, automated factory, he jokingly asked, “Walter, how are you going to get those robots to pay union dues?” Without missing a beat, Reuther answered, “Henry, how are you going to get them to buy your cars?”

November 22, 2019