In a society where theres no transparency and no rule of law, it will remain possible, and immensely profitable, to sweep the problems under the rug, dodge accountability, and continue with Business As Usual.
Fortunately, history also teaches that capitalism can still create prosperity even when fenced in with safety, environmental, and labor-law regulation.
Some will push back, pointing out that Chinas policies have lifted the best part tombola lottery 2009 of a billion people out of grinding rural poverty; also that people take Foxconn jobs eagerly because they are an escape from the village.
I suspect that the longer we go on with Business As Usual, the more violent will be the inevitable breakthrough to modernity.
Its pure politics and economics.