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By Night-Gaunt, May 10, 2011 at 11:50 am Link to this comment

How is that possible Miko when the wages have been stagnent since the 1970’s? Only the rich and ultra rich have had their wages and wealth rise to huge levels on top of their already considerable wealth.

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By Night-Gaunt, May 10, 2011 at 11:48 am Link to this comment

The point is not enough get it. So don’t act so bored.

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By Brian, May 9, 2011 at 1:24 pm Link to this comment
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“Note that many of the under employed are counted simply
as employed.” Yes, yes, yes Night-Gaunt someone finally
gets it.

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By Miko, May 9, 2011 at 1:16 pm Link to this comment
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The things on the left are just different ways of
talking about the thing on the right, and vice versa. 
To trivialize any of them is to fail to achieve
change.

@Night-Gaunt: Actually, what you meant to say is that
almost all Americans are over-employed.  Since the
anarchists won us the eight hour day, average incomes
have risen about eightfold.  So, why aren’t we all
able to live off of one hour per day of labor?  We
live in a state of artificial poverty caused by
government bureaucrats (and their corporate allies)
creating artificial scarcity, because they’re
terrified of what we would do if we didn’t have to
spend half of our waking lives at work.

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By Night-Gaunt, May 9, 2011 at 12:14 pm Link to this comment

Yes it is far larger and deeper a monster than the corporate press lets on.

15 million under employed (temp./part-time/low wages)

9 million un-employed

Note that many of the under employed are counted simply as employed.

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