Skip to comments.Europe's Modest Proposal To End Unemployment: Slavery
Posted on 01/24/2014 4:28:51 PM PST by Lorianne
Having spent weeks talking amongst themselves about the chronic and dangerous rise of youth unemployment in Europe (as we warned here), the Center of planning and Economic Research in Greece has proposed a controversial measure. As GreekReporter reports, the measure includes unpaid work for the young and unemployed up to 24 years old, so that companies would have a strong motive to hire young employees. "Unpaid" work sounds a lot like slavery to us... but it gets better; the report also suggested "exporting young unemployed persons." No comment...
Europe's youth unemployment problem is epic - 24.4% of Europe's under-25 population is unemployed ...
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Who said feudalism was dead?
Umm, if you are getting benefits, there is nothing wrong with making people work for them. There was a time when people had enough pride to refuse money in desperate times unless they were given the opportunity to work for it.
Racist, wannabe slave owner.
Next you will want brothers in the Chicago projects to wash their windows, mow the grass and pick up their own trash.
Reverend Jackson says that’s slavery.
This is the logical end to leftwing socialism: slavery
Slaves have always worked for benefits (food, etc.). Due to regulations imposed by the government-connected, socialist political/regulator classes, it’s illegal for designated peasants to produce useful items.
Members of the “Center of planning and Economic Research in Greece” and their cronies sitting on their rear ends sucking up big chunks of debt for salaries should be working “unpaid” and exiled instead. It’s highly doubtful that they’re doing anything useful.
Deporting unemployed foreigners from your country is not a bad idea. And it actually improves the economic opportunities for your own people while reducing demand on the social safety net, wherever it is tried.
no pity for the lazy