JonathanTasini is convinced that, “The filing for bankruptcy is a sad, but, in a way, predictable event — if one is willing to see what this really means. It’s a deep metaphor for the failure of the so-called “free market”.
“The finality of a legal bankruptcy filing obscures the reality that what has happened to Detroit has happened all across the country — and, in similar ways, across the globe.
We’ve let the so-called “free market” shape the way we think of what it means to have a decent society.
From 1990 to April 2003, he served as president of the National Writers Union (UAW Local 1981)