Business vs. Workers In an age when capitalism is supposed to have triumphed over everything else, it's surprising to see government figures (especially in the US, the most capitalist of them all) on the Republican side (also, supposedly the most capitalist of them all) get it wrong. Capitalism is neither about business nor workers, it's about consumers. The mandate of the FCC is to make life better for consumers. The new Republican crew wants to make life better for business. Why?