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There Is No Labour Shortage, Only Labour Exploitation

Sonali Kolhatkar Naked Capitalsm
If the hyperbolic claims are to be believed, American workers are luxuriating in the largesse of taxpayer-funded payments, thumbing their noses at the benevolent and generous employers who are struggling to fill job vacancies.

Friday Nite Videos | June 4, 2021

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Why the US Government Murdered Fred Hampton. Valedictorian Goes Off Script to Blast Texas Abortion Law. Hasan Minhaj Explains Hindus and Muslims. ROADRUNNER: A Film About Anthony Bourdain. What’s Really Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage.

What’s Really Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage

What happened to the record number of people that were unemployed over the past 14 months? Economist Robert Reich joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss what’s behind the labor shortage.

The Capitol Raid and Pandemic Can Help Us Empathize with Venezuelans

Leonardo Flores Venezuelanalysis.com
It would be hard for people in the United States to understand the emotional toll caused by having the economy upended if we weren’t living through a pandemic that upended everything. Venezuelan sanctions are like a pandemic going for years.

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Pandemic Discrimination Against Asian Americans Has Long Roots

Saurav Sarkar Labor Notes
The pandemic isn’t the whole story. Many working-class Asian American women have faced mistreatment throughout their working lives over their English language ability, class, gender, race, and immigration status.
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