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(BBC-US)   So the rich are getting richer during the current pandemic. Just a replay of the Bubonic Plague Era   (bbc.com) divider line
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2020-07-03 2:12:43 PM  
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Sexy Jesus: SurfaceTension: AirForceVet: Labor costs will go up, though, with so many dead workers lying about.

Just like the bubonic plague era.

Good for the gravediggers though.


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"Well, the world needs gravediggers, too!"
 
2020-07-03 2:42:29 PM  
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2020-07-03 2:36:26 PM  
4 votes:
The rich get richer during any situation because they tend to have better money management skills than the poor.
 
2020-07-03 2:26:04 PM  
3 votes:
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2020-07-03 1:57:38 PM  
3 votes:
Its already happened. Racism is the plague
 
2020-07-03 3:35:55 PM  
2 votes:
Maybe the workers should form some sort of anarcho-syndicalist commune where they they take turns to act as sort of executive officer for the week...
 
2020-07-03 1:32:35 PM  
2 votes:
Labor costs will go up, though, with so many dead workers lying about.
 
2020-07-03 2:50:24 PM  
1 vote:
As a modern peasant, I got a kick out of this article.
 
2020-07-03 2:18:25 PM  
1 vote:

SurfaceTension: AirForceVet: Labor costs will go up, though, with so many dead workers lying about.

Just like the bubonic plague era.


except now we have a domestic military that is happy to shoot up people with rubber bullets and stun grenades and that's only their first level of force.  Who needs the Pinkertons to break up strikes anymore?
 
2020-07-03 2:14:14 PM  
1 vote:

Snaptastic: Sexy Jesus: SurfaceTension: AirForceVet: Labor costs will go up, though, with so many dead workers lying about.

Just like the bubonic plague era.

Good for the gravediggers though.

Not really, back then the gravediggers usually caught the plague because of their close proximity to the infected deceased.

...but I suppose they were always looking to hire, so there was that.


There you go, that's the spirit!
 
2020-07-03 2:14:11 PM  
1 vote:
Sunshine on my shoulders
Buboes in my groin
 
2020-07-03 1:57:32 PM  
1 vote:
A deadly disease sweeping through that was brought over from an area that is now part of China?

What are the odds?
 
2020-07-03 1:52:51 PM  
1 vote:

SurfaceTension: AirForceVet: Labor costs will go up, though, with so many dead workers lying about.

Just like the bubonic plague era.


Good for the gravediggers though.
 
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