We have seen the future, and it sucks.

Work, Social Class, and Peak Jobs

3rd February 2013

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The existence of a ‘social safety net’ means that people in the Crust, both the Upper Crust and the Lower Crust (Underclass), no longer really need to work. As automation takes more and more jobs away from ‘working families’, some of them will be fortunate enough to be sorted into the Upper Crust, but most will eventually wind up in the Lower Crust.

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