Jack Saturday

Monday, May 14, 2012

Anti Wage-Slavery, Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 814-817

THE American economy is experiencing a crisis in long-term unemployment that has enormous human and economic costs.

Policy makers must come together and recognize that this is an emergency….
The Human Disaster of Unemployment
New York Times
Published: May 12, 2012

There is, however, a larger issue: even if students do manage, somehow, to “get the education,” which they do all too often by incurring a lot of debt, they’ll be graduating into an economy that doesn’t seem to want them.
Wasting Our Minds
New York Times
Published: April 29, 2012

During my time on Wall Street, I changed from a curious college student full of hope for my future into a cynical, bitter, depressed, and exhausted "knowledge worker" who felt that everyone was out to screw me over.
Why I Had to Get Out: Confessions of a Wall Street Insider
Alexis Goldstein

...the 250-year suppression of play by the Protestant work ethic - a deeply limited vision of human possibility supporting a productive system which needed those limitations to function properly. Much of the social and cultural history of the last fifty years has been about the gradual lifting of that suppression. And in many areas - from the countercultures of the sixties and seventies to the subcultures of the eighties and nineties, from new sexual politics to new technological habits - there has been a positive advance of profoundly playful values.
Pat Kane,
The Play Ethic


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