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You mean to say that there are no jobs for construction workers in upgrading your urban light rail net? That your postal service could not improve performance with greater labour input? That all your streets are swept? That your educational system is redlined so hard that you have no room to re-train people? That your shipyards, steel mills, windmill factories and railways have neither vacant unskilled positions nor skilled vacancies and the ability to perform vocational training?

In that case I am left wondering why, precisely, you would want to increase employment rather than simply paying people a basic living stipend?

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 at 11:11:08 AM EST
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I suppose you're right.

So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 at 11:27:44 AM EST
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yes Jake, and don't forget composting and tree planting!

as for paying them a basic living stipend, good move.

or put 4 million spaniards on half time, so all can work.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sat Mar 5th, 2011 at 03:48:02 AM EST
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