“Wall Street Made Me Do It”
Tim O'Reilly

Until we realign the interests of all stakeholders we will continue to shoot ourselves in the backend. Investors may be happy (rich), management may be happy(rich) but the employees and customers are not (poorer). Who will buy the product if the community ( employees/customers) declines.

Foreign companies are growing and making products for their growing middle class and instead of our companies rebuilding our middle class they continue to exacerbate the situation by focusing on short term goals.