In response to a report from the thinktank founded by Iain Duncan Smith, Johnny Void reiterates the well-known point that “reducing unemployment to zero is neither feasible nor desirable” because then the Tories and their big business paymasters would have to pay the rest of us – properly.
The comments come in the latest report from the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), the madcap Christian dominated think tank that came up with Universal Credit. The CSJ praises George Osborne’s drive for full employment (stop laughing) but points out that this does not mean everyone should have a job, but that employment levels remain at a level which does not cause inflation.
The problem for the CSJ, and George Osborne, is that if work was in plentiful supply then the bastards would have to pay us properly. That is why real full employment is neither feasible nor desirable to the people who profit from our work. Capitalism cannot function without unemployment but still unemployed people are not just blamed for…
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