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Re: <nettime> The Californian Reality (from: New Geography)
Keith Sanborn on Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:48:11 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> The Californian Reality (from: New Geography)


Where do your numbers come from!

On Jan 21, 2014, at 11:17 PM, Eric Miller <eric {AT} squishymedia.com> wrote:

>> The elephants in the room are the breaking of the unions (starting
>> with Reagan's breaking of the air-traffic controllers, a blow still
>> being felt= both as implied threat and lowered safety of air travel
>> in the us)
>
> In absolute numbers, fatalities have declined significantly since the
> strike in '81. Proportionally, it's even greater when considered in
> terms of fatalities per mile travelled. So if we're going to accept a
> causal link between breaking the union and air traffic safety results,
> our conclusion must be "good thing Reagan broke PATCO."
>
> Presumably, that's not the conclusion to be drawn, though?.correct?
 <...>

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