Since the last century suborning sovereignty has helped diminish all out military conflict. Just one more example of goose sauce being gander sauce or some other such Myth the Rominee nonsense. We are all global geese and ganders now. We are given the choice to vote for one side or the other of the same coin. This is how consumer greed is good, me first attitude is working for us all.
As Henry Ford knew, you still need people who can buy the stuff you are making. Without consumers their is no need to build stuff no matter how inexpensively you make it, and you can only pay people so much in a society to sell and customer service each other when none of them produce anything.
We really need to re-eVALUEate. There I typed in with the full knowledge that life is to short to sweat the spelling.
Knowing what will happen when those millions of Chinese workers are replaced by machines know the shit storm that follows has no app to solve that.