America’s shameful state of decay: Sanders is campaigning on rebuilding the country’s infrastructure — will it work?
Sanders is promising an FDR-style public works program to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure. Here’s how
“Every generation needs a new revolution.”
Infrastructure. Not a very exciting word, and certainly not one to whip up the hysteria of the electorate in an election year. We have other words for that: immigration, terrorism, religious extremism or Russian aggression. The usual suspects.
Yet, perhaps the word “infrastructure” will become more exciting if we unpack it, learn what it is – and understand that it is not any external cause that most threatens America, but instead decades of negligence to the very “infrastructure” of this nation. There is that word again: infrastructure. But, what does it mean?