Less for more?
This seems to be the theme in today’s kleptoplutocratic empire: As the ruling elite seizes ever more of our nation’s wealth, the rest of us — particularly those who provide essential services — work harder for less. No wonder workaholism — inculcated by the need to be on the job at all times merely to survive — has become pandemic.
U.S. teachers are paid less for more work than their peers in other countries.
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But, according to pathocrats’ reasoning, we shouldn’t be concerned that the people on whose work we all rely can’t afford a decent life anymore. After all, the $2.4 million-an-hour hedge fund managers aren’t complaining, so why should we?