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Where to go for the Next Revolution

It’s an ironic day when you can celebrate (commemorate) the Russian Revolution and read the Paradise Papers on the same day. Redundant Man is no expert on revolutions, but it seems to him that at least one of the contributory factors was the vast inequality of...

How is Brexit Good for Employment?

I guess it was bound to get political in the end, but you have to ask, “Just how is Brexit likely to be good for employment”? It seems to me that Brexiteers are romantics. Frequently the rest of us are stubbornly attached to things as they are. But I am...

Jobs Which Should Not Exist – The Gun Maker

This particular comment is written in the aftermath of the terrible killings in Las Vegas. 59 people dead (at the time of writing), nearly six hundred injured. All for what? For a piece of legislation that seems to hold some people in thrall, the right to bear arms....

How Redundant Are We?

Things have changed. Successive governments have seen to that. Once upon a time, you knew where you stood. You got laid off: you were out of work, on the dole. With the current government so hell-bent on keeping you off the unemployment register, you have new choices....