Jack Saturday

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Anti-Wage Slavery, Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 619, 620

Except for the height of the housing boom -- October 2007 through June 2008 -- real GDP is now higher than it has been in the entirety of U.S. history.

The story runs as follows. Before the financial crash, there were lots of not-so-useful workers holding not-so-useful jobs.
10 Percent Unemployment Forever?
Foreign Policy Magazine
JANUARY 5, 2011

One of my son’s friends who graduated from the University of British Columbia last spring with a business degree has been looking for work. He’s applied everywhere, in search of something even remotely connected to his area of study. No luck.
So now this bright, educated 22-year-old who got solid grades has begun sticking flyers through people’s mail slots offering his services to do odd jobs, anything to put a few bucks in his pocket.
…for now, many of our university grads will have to content themselves with cleaning gutters for a living – if they’re lucky.
What’s the matter with kids today? Well, no jobs, no money …
Gary Mason
Globe and Mail
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010


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