Tag: class war

UN Expert: US Authorities ‘Punish And Imprison’ The Poor

“Its citizens lives shorter and sicker lives compared to those living in all other rich democracies,” said Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty. by TeleSur / Global A United Nations human rights investigator has criticized the United States for failing to alleviate poverty among its citizens, saying that U.S. authorities are “punishing and imprisoning the poor.” […]

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

by David Graeber/Strike! In the year 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted that technology would have advanced sufficiently by century’s end that countries like Great Britain or the United States would achieve a 15-hour work week. There’s every reason to believe he was right. In technological terms, we are […]