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People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy by John Nichols, Robert W. McChesney

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INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the Future

            In the foolishness of their hearts they imagined that the maintenance and well-doing of the industrious poor were of greater consequence than the enrichment of a few individuals.

LORD BYRON, 1812

THE FUTURE IS NOW. HERES HOW IT WORKS. A CHIP IMPLANTED in your finger (it’s about the size of a grain of rice, you won’t even remember that it’s there) is going to open the door and start the ignition of the driverless car that will take you to the drive-thru window of a restaurant where you’ll grab the ...

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