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Unfortunately, it seems to me that the working class will shoulder “the blame” no matter what. At some point, the fat cats will probably also come back to us, hat in hand, and ask for a bailout of some kind. Will it be crypto, Wall...

[buzzsprout episode='11144066' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 8/15 - 8/19. ✔️ Jamie Dimon's desire to see everyone back in the Cube Farm this fall may come true. ✔️ Another real estate mansplainer tried to tell me that there is just noooooo way we could ever have a repeat...

- https://www.dailydot.com/debug/oracle-worker-laid-off-calendar-invite/ From the same article above: "While the job market is reportedly in a strong place due to the mass resignations that began during the pandemic, there is one industry being majorly affected by the potential recession: the tech industry. According to Crunchbase News, over 34,000...

[buzzsprout episode='11135311' player='true'] Agriculture is never an easy line of work. As JFK noted, "The farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the freight both ways." Farmers are expected to do more than that...

-https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/whats-your-productivity-score-4901137/ Remember in The Avengers when Bruce Banner looks around and says, "So, this all seems horrible." Yeah. It sure does. This article from LI references one from The NY Times, which you can find here: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/08/14/business/worker-productivity-tracking.html?referringSource=articleShare I'll be talking about this in more depth over on Patreon...

[buzzsprout episode='11131724' player='true'] I'm hearing across the board from people in the emergency preparedness community about people - irrespective of age, geography, personal situations, etc. - who want everything done for them. "Hey, could you just like rough out a survival game plan for me? K,...

Riiiight. So at first, we had Lord Elon announcing that people could pretend to work somewhere else. If that narrative wasn’t strong enough, we’ll push the notion that remote workers are thieving! Buwaaahahaha! Now, nevermind the fact that BI itself admits, “Data on people outsourcing their work...

[buzzsprout episode='11102388' player='true'] Key topics: ✔️ ICYMI news, 8/8 - 8/12. ✔️ The push for RTO is getting more and more obvious. ✔️ More layoffs. Risk analysts are warning businesses that food shortages could lead to civil unrest. ✔️ Gas and food prices are expected to go up even more,...

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash. Also, a real-time depiction of the Toxic Positivity / Toxic Optimism crowd who are not ready for the economic poop storm a'brewing. I agree with the sentiment here, but I fear it's overly optimistic: I read this post on LI last...