In his letter, Pope Francis also noted that some of the lowest-wage workers “have been excluded from the benefits of globalization” and often slip through the cracks of existing labor protections, writing that “street vendors, recyclers, carnies, small farmers, construction workers, dressmakers, the different kinds of caregivers…you have no steady income to get you through this hard time…and the lockdowns are becoming unbearable.”
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/pope-francis-it-might-be-time-to-consider-universal-basic-wage-2020-4
The Bay Area Newsgroup just interviewed the author of “Abolish Silicon Valley: How to liberate technology from capitalism”.
Q: How do you fix this broken system?
A: Overall the goal that I’m thinking about is that you have the private sector so overfunded and glorified that it seems like the on…
— Read on it.slashdot.org/story/20/04/12/2352200/abolish-silicon-valley-author-urges-expropriating-platforms-making-them-open-source-public-services
The idea of a holiday focused on gratitude and giving thanks is excellent. The whole world should adopt it.