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Confessions of a rent-a-worker

Temp agencies. They’re the bottom feeders lurking in the depths of our faltering economy. Why do we need staffing agencies–whose supposed purpose is to help people find work–when the real unemployment rate is over 10%? 1,296 more words

Economic Rights

A Response to Paul Graham's Article on Income Inequality

While perusing HackerNews today, I encountered this article and this comment thread by Paul Graham (PG for short), founder of Ycombinator. I think that a lengthy response is in order. 2,521 more words

Critical Thinking

Would You Like Fries With That?

The most popular joke told to a Liberal Arts major of any kind is that their degree is nothing more than a piece of paper that will grant them the privilege of asking customers: “Would You Like Fries With That”.   88 more words

Next To Normal Chris

Walter Crane: from Slavery to Wage-Slavery

I am  closing this mini-series on art in 19th-century Britain, except for future posts on individual artists: Aubrey BeardsleyKate Greenaway, Randolph Caldecott… 1,175 more words

Art

Humanity's Dark Age

The Earth is going through a dark age at the moment. Material possessions count more than a persons soul. Like children, humans are preoccupied with technological toys, which they believe will bring them riches and happinness. 51 more words

Social Media

Sold, Traded, Exchanged

Infinite,
Yet scarce.

Precious,
Yet wasted.

Sold,
For,
Promises.

Traded,
For,
Tomorrow.

Exchanged,
For,
Happiness,
Security,
Prestige.

Present,
Forfeit.

Future,
Speculated.

Certain,
Present,
Gambled.

For,
What,
Might,
Be.

Poetry