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WHY IS THERE ‘MAKE-WORK’?

WHY IS THERE ‘MAKE-WORK’? Do you always have work to do at your place of employment, or is your work of a kind where sometimes you are busy, while at other times there’s not much to do? If you are … Continue reading

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The Road To Freedom?

In 1944 the Austrian economist, Friedrich August Von Hayek, published ‘The Road To Serfdom’. The book set out to argue that the free market is the only viable way of bringing about freedom and prosperity. Actually, the book does not … Continue reading

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BULLSHIT JOBS and the NEW FEUDALISTS

BULLSHIT JOBS AND THE NEW FEUDALISTS Have you ever felt like your job was a waste of time? If so, you are not alone. When Yougov asked people ‘does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world?’, 37% replied … Continue reading

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WHY EXECUTIVES DON’T STRIKE

Strikes. They’re a nuisance, aren’t they? Bringing disruption to our lives by denying us the services we rely on. But have you ever noticed how the workers who organise strikes always seem to be employees at the lower end of … Continue reading

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What Videogames Teach Us About work

Videogames have been featuring in the news recently. BBC Radio 4 is running a half-hour programme about Fortnite and in an article written for i by Will Tanner, it was reported that a Universal Basic Income experiment was ended because … Continue reading

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Let ‘Em In: The Immigration Controversy

LET ‘EM IN: THE IMMIGRATION CONTROVERSY ONE: THAT ‘RIVERS OF BLOOD’ SPEECH During the EU Referendum, some controversial issues formed part of the debate over whether the UK should vote Leave. One such issue was immigration. The Leave campaign’s slogan, … Continue reading

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How Religion Caused The Great Recession cont.

PART FOUR: SMILING THROUGH THE DETERIORATION OF WORK IN CORPORATE AMERICA At the end of part three I ended with the hint that something dark and troubling occurred within corporate America at the end of the 20th century. The story … Continue reading

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