Throughout the country, newspaper subscribers are asking questions like: Hey, who took my Saturday paper? What happened to those political cartoons and columns that I liked? Why does it take two days to get election results and sports scores? How did my local paper get filled with filler? Oh… and who doubled the price of the damn thing?
The cause of all of the above is a Wall Street concept called “financialization” – a euphemism for corporate plundering.