How the corporate cartel has systematically devalued human beings

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Sarah Kendzior has written an amazing piece over at Aljazeera.com. I couldn’t have said it better and I’m not even going to try to. Here are a few quotes that really stood out to me but seriously, you should just go read the entire article.

Survival is not only a matter of money, it is a matter of mentality – of not mistaking bad luck for bad character, of not mistaking lost opportunities for opportunities that were never really there.


If you are 35 or younger – and quite often, older – the advice of the old economy does not apply to you. You live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are still high. The money is still there. But not for you. You will work without a raise, benefits, or job security. Survival is now a laudable aspiration.

Higher education…

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2 thoughts on “How the corporate cartel has systematically devalued human beings

  1. This country has been bleeding blue collar jobs for the last 40 years but nobody cared until it started to move up the chain. Now, it’s too late to worry about it.

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    • So very true. I think we passed the point of no return long ago. This current economic recovery that seems anemic is the result of all those previous jobless recoveries. We lack the job base to fuel our economy now, and we have to rely on bubbles to provide any growth. As you said, nobody cared when the common folks were the ones losing work.

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