California Rust Belt? Contraction of Sacramento Valley

Could the Sacramento Valley become a California Rust Belt? Richard Estes of American Leftist and a Sacramento resident asks the question at IVN.

Shock waves reverberated through Sacramento with the recently announced closure of a Comcast call center and an iconic Campbell’s Soup plant that has employed lower middle-income people here since 1947. Campbell’s Soup employed 700 people who made as much as $20 an hour as members of the Teamsters Union.