The Keystone XL pipeline that would run from Canada through Montana to Texas is being sold largely on claims it would bring 20,000 direct jobs to a job-desperate United States.
You can't help the working poor by feeding the rich more. That's the verdict on the last 30 years of debt-driven credit card economics. Just look at the numbers. Worker productivity soared over the last 25 years, leading to record profits, while workers' wages stayed flat.