|—||Frederick Engels - The Principles of Communism 1847|
It’s often assumed that even in tough times, lawyers can find good jobs. But that proposition is being overturned by a tight legal market, and by a glut of graduates.
The nation’s law schools are facing growing pressure to be more upfront about their graduates’ job prospects. Many students say they were lured in by juicy job numbers, but when they got out, all they ended up with is massive debt.
This bullshit of “if you didn’t want debt, you shouldn’t have chosen an low employment major” needs to stop. This affecting every single job field. How can you pick yourself up by bootstraps when your drowning in debt?
|—||Noam Chomsky (via funkchunk)|
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We’re not spending too much on defense, huh?
Bill Gross, a billionaire Republican, and one of the chief investment officer of the giant bond fund Pimco.
He believes “the government needs to arrest America’s dangerous economic slide.” That sentiment is growing. Economists and the financial industry want policymakers to boost the economy.
The pushback against the Republican austerity agenda is arguably even more intense. Jamison Foser explained this week: