Jack Saturday

Monday, July 16, 2018

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 1795-1797

Four days a week she works at a dental office, Fridays she nannies, weekends she babysits. And still she couldn’t keep up with her rent, car lease and student loans. Earlier this year she had to borrow money to file for bankruptcy. I heard the same walls-closing-in anxiety from millennials around the country and across the income scale, from cashiers in Detroit to nurses in Seattle.
Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future
of any generation since the Great Depression.

By Michael Hobbes
Huffington Post

Blue-collar jobs now make up less than 14 percent of total employment, down from 31 percent in 1970.
Are More and More People Working Meaningless Jobs?

By Alana Semuels
June 26, 2018 


Real freedom, that is the real possibility — not just the formal right — to do whatever one might want to do with one’s life, is a matter of degree. And there are many ways in which the institutions of a society impact the real freedom of its members, for example by providing free or highly subsidized quality education and health care, or by promoting not just sustainable mobility but also enjoyable immobility in the public spaces of our cities. But an unconditional cash income at the highest sustainable level is an obvious instrument in the pursuit of social justice as I understand it, that is as the greatest possible real freedom for those with least of it.


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