Generation Liquidation: "You didn't build this"
Between 2000 and 2012, 17 factories closed every day in the U.S.
How to Become Third World (as quickly as possible)
If the goal of this entire disaster was to outsource the jobs and factories inevitably leading to wages collapsed down to Third World levels, all for Wall Street's sacred profits, then it would have made more sense just to collapse the wages and keep the jobs and factories. As usual, the Idiocracy chose the most dumbfucked of all "options". In Econo-dunce terms, it was pareto inefficient from a U.S. standpoint, albeit highly efficient from a Chinese standpoint.