The Guardian and economics

It is true that a sliver of people would rather stay home for a few months making as much, or more, from unemployment than they would defrosting meat patties or answering phones.

Gee, ya think?

‘No one wants to work anymore’: the truth behind this unemployment benefits myth

But it’s still a myth, d’ye see?

3 thoughts on “The Guardian and economics”

  1. Geography, too.

    “At restaurants across the country – from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Forth Worth, Texas – the same sign is popping up…”

    That’s not “across the country”. In American terms, those cities are fairly close. Two signs do not a national trend make.

  2. They don’t understand that most people don’t have creative jobs where they get to pontificate about identity politics and yoga for a living. There are many things that many people will stop doing if they’re paid for doing less.

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