"The Job Guarantee" featuring Pavlina Tcherneva

The reaction to Jesse Myerson’s Rolling Stone piece “Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For” went beyond anyone’s expectation. Many conservative commentators shouted their disgust at his proposals (though not all may have read them), evoking the specter of Soviet breadlines and gulags. But beyond those circles, the proposals sparked a valuable conversation and even significant backing among Myerson’s target audience of “Millennials.” A job guarantee was at the top of his list — something that capitalists should indeed fear and struggling young workers are right to support. Millions of people in the United States are out of work. Of those fortunate enough to be employed, how many stay in jobs they despise, exploited by management or doing unconscionable work, because... read more
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"The Job Guarantee" featuring Pavlina Tcherneva