Reading 1911 accounts of girls deciding to jump to their deaths troubled me enough to blog and bring up righteous indignation supporting unions.
But the pictures brought bile, rage, and even tears.
Sober tears, even, as among these could have numbered my nieces in earlier times, my dear and still sweet 15 and 18 year old nieces.
To think the factory owners collected more $ in an insurance settlement than they paid out in civil settlements boggles my mind beggars the imagination, and buggers all thoughts of responsible capitalists working with government regulators to make the world a better place.
Fie on that in FL, where governor 48.9% wants to abolish ability of humans raped or killed in FL privatized state programs run by a not for profit company--although sure looks like top administrators make out like bandits at One Kid while real kids die.
[Miami-Dade’s 5-year-old privately run child welfare agency is paid $100 million each year to protect thousands of abused and neglected children. But in recent months, it has been forced to defend itself.
Last summer, several children’s advocates became incensed when Our Kids, a private contractor that oversees foster care and adoption in Miami-Dade and Monroe, paid more than $330,000 in employee bonuses – some totaling five figures – at the same time it cut the stipend given to newly aged-out foster kids by $300.]Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/03/25/2133051/private-child-welfare-agency-under.html#ixzz1HyBzYmr1
Pictures found at excellent Fox Business News story.