Scary Media Stuff

My hubby found this TED Talk a few days ago. He sent me the link, and it’s scared the piss out of me. If media companies can manipulate consumers at the micro level, what does this mean? Really mean? Oh, you might say, “But I have ad-blockers, and they keep companies from using such targeted…

Wanted: Work

Two years. Two years since I graduated college and nothing. No paying jobs. I’ve done everything I know how to do. Applied everywhere. Asked people about applying. Reached out to people and ‘networked’. Nothing. Zip. I know I am not the usual college graduate. At nearly 50 I am older. And I have worked before,…

How To Screw Workers Over

 (Image from NewYorker.com) Very few people have taken note of the striking Verizon workers. Its just another protest by people whose jobs are not long for this world anyway, right? Time was that most people who worked for big companies were unionized workers under contracts that gave them rights, benefits and a decent living wage.…