There Is Work

I keep reading that there isn’t enough work for people. They say that opportunities for work in the US started being made more rare through the efficiencies of computers.
The US won all the economic contests and has the strongest currency position, a position that enables it to keep printing money because of its status as the Reserve Currency of the World.
Corporations have successfully gotten control of where labor typically turns to for a paycheck. From an early age for 200 years at least those who were educated in the public schools were trained for labor at the mines or in the oilfields.
Many were sold the idea that no matter what, they too could become captains of industry.
It could happen there for awhile. I’m thinking of Bill Lear and Motorola for the guy who raises himself up through new tech and ends up creating the Learjet from car radios. The 8 track was made for corporate jets. Record needles bounced.
I think you are supposed to show up at Wal Mart or MacDonalds with a resume` anymore.
It looks as if the Academic community has locked it up far as forcing everyone in sight to pay for some degree, as I saw an actress couldn’t sell a cookbook because she didn’t have a college degree.
The other day I imagined an All Cash Day for MacDonalds. At the end of the day the staff would pay themselves 15 dollars an hour and give the company what was left to buy hamburgers and buns.
But there is work. There are those bridges. There is all the work now cleaning up what the corporations and all everybody called externalities.
We may not be able to reclaim the water of the Western aquifers. Out there in the Pacific that plastic is the poisonous base of the food chain. How the hell did the Saudis clean the oil out of the Gulf without any real notice?
All the damage that the companies have done means there is plenty of work fixing it up. What they really mean is they simply intend to get away with not paying taxes so the governments can pay to fix all the damage.
Until employees get board seats, and labor gets representation in governments the citizens of the world who do not live in places like the Netherlands will be screwed over at every turn.
Of course there is every indication that big business is looking for a war.
I can’t see how the war that seems most likely will be good for even the biggest of businesses.
Way it is most likely to turn out is nukes dropped on tanks, and a pile on after that.
what I am saying is that there are a lot of things going on, and there are people in significant positions of power living in a world of the past.
What is it with the simple arithmetic skills that ought to make it clear that if you don’t pay the population, they can’t buy much?
Since it is a world wide reality that labor is not to be paid, and a nation like the US has always flooded its market internally and then invaded foreign markets, and they don’t have money either, what is the expectation?
Are Aliens going to show up and buy stuff?
I read a great deal of news. Apps? There is work in Silcon Valley making apps, or another computer. Sure, but there is a greater need for jobs that pay than that really represents.
There are jobs recreating slums. There are jobs fixing bridges, or making the trains work for everybody.
It does look like the jobs that are the sort that provide work for a range of labor are mostly jobs that have been government sponsored jobs.

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About Russell Scott Day

I come from sailors and priests. My aim is to prevent apocalyptic riot, better known as nuclear war, when I was growing up. Creating a nation of airports will create the peace enough environment to prevent apocalyptic riot. I had a vision due to a period of boredom and bliss like the Aleph of Borges. That is the story I learned and was made up and happens.

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