US Junk Jobs

There are 5,000 janitors in the US with PhDs“: This article features Bureau of Labor statistics showing that educated workers in the US cannot find decent, skilled jobs.

Esping-Anderson pointed out 20 years ago that the US has an incredibly large “junk jobs” sector. It’s all about inequality. Lots of junk jobs, lots of unemployment and underemployment, and a handful astronomically-overpaid managers and financial sector brats–that’s the US labor market.

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