Perhaps we need to move away from our obsession with capitalistic myths (where manufacturers are protected and subsidized no matter how they behave, who they are, or what shabby products or services they produce), and enter a new era of national and community service.
1) Family support is at the heart of the human family.
If we want to regain our democratic system, we have to start aiming at the right target: the corporate denizens who have now gained almost complete control of our lives. In case you think I’ve gone over the edge on this, I suggest some books that point to the facts of this crisis of control. (Three possibilities: “How Will Capitalism End?” by Streeck; “Why Nations FaiI” by Acemogle and Robinson; “The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too” by James Galbraith).