Category: Unemployment


The Reserve Army of Unemployed Paupers

As we know, the world is filled with unemployment and that’s unfortunate, etc. And sometimes, I do find myself asking “But why does it exist? Unlimited wants/needs, we have. Unlimited! Surely we can find new ways for people to employ themselves and their time…” But I recently came across a new reason for it, which I think is […]

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Unemployment is Man-Made

Muhammad Yunus is my new hero. I realise that I was somewhat disparaging about him in a post that I wrote on the failure of Microcredit (Poor People Think Differently) – and I still think that some of what he says is a bit, well, optimistic. But then I listened to his lecture Banker to […]

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