Friday, October 18, 2013
Dean Baker: "The Ravings of Niall Ferguson, the Real World and the Needless Suffering of Tens of Millions" @ Huffington Post
Out here in the make believe world of industrial press releases, "More than 7,000 new jobs for Kansas." It's a freight yard and they're counting every grease monkey, gear jockeys and semi-trailer ape loader spread out over Brownbackistan as "jobs." These are dead-end, dangerous "jobs" ... many without good wages, health or retirement benefits.