Sunday, May 01, 2011

The Kyriarchy Has No New Tricks

Read this quote:

....'endless training courses for jobs that the agencies and the trainees know don't exist. It's a charade in which applicants have to think up ways to convince prospective employers of their motivation for the most menial of cleaning jobs. "Needing work" is not considered satisfactory'
Bolds mine.

That could be the description of any participant in the grand failure of Welfare reform known as Workfirst. But it's not. It's about the working class French.

Did you know, by the way, that Workfirst has just a 50% success rate at getting Welfare recipients into jobs, and most of those jobs are of such low pay that the (mostly) women who get them will still need to rely on the state for Medicaid, food stamps and child care.

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