Monday, April 25, 2016

Zero Hedge — Why Voters Will Stay Angry

From the supporters of Donald Trump to the street protesters of southern Europe, voters around the world are mad as hell. Inequality, immigration, and the establishment's perceived indifference are firing up electorates in a way that's rarely been seen before. As the following charts from Bloomberg show, the forces shaping the disruption of global politics have been building for years and aren't about to diminish...
Zero Hedge
Why Voters Will Stay Angry
Tyler Durden
ht Don Quijones at Raging Bull-Shit

1 comment:

Dan Lynch said...

Just one anecdotal example: an e-friend -- a former Occupier -- has a graduate degree in English and sometimes works as an adjunct professor. But being an adjunct is a gig job these days, low pay and zero job security, and her state is cutting its education budget. So to keep a roof over her head she waits tables evenings and weekends.

On paper, she is fully employed. In reality she is under-employed and there's no light at the end of the tunnel.

Meanwhile she has a big student loan debt.

Point being, just because the unemployment rate is low doesn't mean everything is OK. It's a gig economy.