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Our Brand Is Crisis: Greek Economy 'Experiencing New Normal'!

FT: real wages in #Greece underwent a ▼10% contraction in the period 2007-2015, worse than any other advanced country bar the United Kingdom

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Economics

Karen McLean 'The Precariat'

Trinidadian artist and Goldsmith graduate Karen McLean presented an installation recently at Lewisham Arthouse. The neat ‘house’ shapes were made from molasses; they changed over time as they melted and dripped, forming ‘islands’ on the floor. 21 more words

Exhibition

Academic freedom and the new corporate university

Academic freedom is under assault within the new corporate university.

No, the problem is not the much-publicized kerfuffle surrounding recent talks by Charles Murray and other right-wing speakers on U.S. 407 more words

Speaking of Social Class...

Are you living in the UK and work as a cleaner, a caretaker, a retail cashier, or in a leisure and travel service occupation? If this is the case then according to the study of Savage et al. 592 more words

Inequality

MS Word is the reason your politics are messed up

MS Word
doesn’t recognize
the word
‘Precarity’

now
do you understand
how capitalism
is colonizing
our language
don’t you
,
“right-leaning liberals”

Poetry

The Precariat. A New Dangerous Class

In this video clip, Guy Standing introduces what he believes constitutes a new class, the precariat. He argues that this class constitutes the new underclass in Western societies that is just above the poor but still  below the proletariat. 114 more words

Precariat