Jack Saturday

Monday, September 04, 2017

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 1660-1662

…your average foodie will ask way more questions about how humane the conditions were of the chicken they’re about to eat, than about the working conditions of [the] waiter who is right in front of them.
5 Reasons Working in a Restaurant Sucks
By Katherine Greider
The Washington Monthly
via AlterNet 

 Please, all you empty suits, come to my part of town where young men are rooting through trash cans and mentally ill homeless people gnaw their gums at the bus stops. Come with me to interviews where 20 college graduates, dressed in their Sunday best, winnowed from hundreds of applicants, do a cattle call for a single clerical position. For $8/hr.
Leilani Karp
Los Angeles
comment on
Recovery in U.S. Is Lifting Profits, but Not Adding Jobs
New York Times
Published: March 3, 2013

 The expression “a liberal education” originally meant one worthy of freemen. Such is education simply in a true and broad sense. But education ordinarily so-called-- the learning of trades and professions which is designed to enable men to earn their living, or to fit them for a particular station in life--is servile.
Henry Thoreau, 1859


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