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America is becoming a Rotting, Post-Industrial, Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland


The United States has become the very first "post-industrial" nation on the globe. Millions upon millions of manufacturing jobs have been lost.  The US has become a nation that consumes everything in sight and yet produces increasingly little. The biggest export by the USA is waste paper.  Yes, trash is the number one thing that we ship out to the rest of the world.

The same thing that happened to Detroit is now happening to dozens of other communities across the US. In many cities, the "real" rate of unemployment is over 30%. The US has lost approximately 42,400 factories since 2000 and 15.5 million manufacturing jobs since October 2000. In the city of Detroit today, there are over 33,000 abandoned houses, 44 schools have been permanently closed and you can literally buy a house for one dollar in the worst areas...