Distraught… confused… scared… stressed and worried are just a few of the adjectives that can best describe the emotions I felt about being let go from new “career.” My first initial thought was “Now how in the hell do they expect me to pay my bills with no damn income?” I mean, I know I believe that in this lifetime I will get to experience a unicorn sighting (don’t judge me), but I doubt that I will ever get a chance to grow a money tree in my backyard, some things just aren’t realistic…. 1,123 more words
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DETROIT (WWJ) – “Was the American Dream…just a dream?” That’s one of the weighty questions tackled at the “Techonomy” Conference in Detroit Tuesday.
Liz Shuler, secretary treasurer of the AFL CIO, was on the panel and says many workers — especially young workers are disillusioned. 143 more words
You can push a person too far, and right now I’m at the end of a very long, frayed rope….
Yesterday, after months of saint like patience and extraordinary self control, I finally snapped tore one the Perkies a new arsehole (in the manner of Rorschach after a particularly trying day) when, on receipt of my desperate plea for timings and information re my schema therapy treatment, she let it slip that the start date had been moved AGAIN, (4 times to date) and my formal written diagnosis of my condition would not be sent out until everyone involved had completed… 758 more words
By Auburn Parks
Buried deep inside the most recent major Pew Research poll that showed we were winning the political shutdown messaging fight, there was a sinister reminder just how lost the cause of progressive economic policies has become. 1,044 more words