liked this a lot
In this area in the last few months the ONLY jobs that have come up are debt collection, credit control, bailiffs, house reposessions. If you factor in the home care work that is a result of social care reforms and comes with no protection, and the pretend jobs, with the workfare…that ain’t much.
The left as a mechanism for sorting out which of the working class are suitable for their new utopia is not going to work. It’s where the left have always fallen down. The fetishisation of white bloke working and earning enough in skilled desirable job, to feed his family with the need for class solidarity to protect that and only that, led to an entire class being abandoned when skilled work disappeared. While the institutions of the left preserved themselves and passed their ideology to those who could afford to follow it. The birthplace of the centre-left…
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