Tag: Profiteering

The problem with employment services: providers profit more than job seekers

The problem with the system is that it premised on competition, not collaboration. This model of employment services, delivered by outsourced providers, seems to have mostly benefited the providers.

Source: The problem with employment services: providers profit more than job seekers

Jobactive fails jobless while privatised job agencies revel in a record pandemic profit boom – Michael West

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Large job agencies who dominate Australia’s privatised employment system are enjoying a boom of record profits, and even a takeover spree, while their disillusioned job seekers complain of churning and profiteering. Meanwhile, those in government on both sides of the political aisle are calling for reform. In this special investigation, Stephanie Tran reports on the failure of Jobactive.

Source: Jobactive fails jobless while privatised job agencies revel in a record pandemic profit boom – Michael West

How Democrats successfully silenced Republican opposition to Biden’s COVID relief bill | Salon.com

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If you consumed exclusively right-wing media this week — which is normal in red state America — you’d get the impression that the Amerian Rescue Plan is a minor bill, and that the biggest problem facing this country is the onslaught of “woke” people that are stepping on the god-given right of every red-blooded white American to be shielded from criticism for saying racist and sexist things.

How Democrats successfully silenced Republican opposition to Biden’s COVID relief bill | Salon.com

Martin Shkreli on his “altruistic” motives: “I’m a capitalist — I want to create a big drug company” – Salon.com

“There’re a lot of altruistic properties” to raising cost of treating toxoplasmosis from $1,350 to $63,000, he said VIDEO

Source: Martin Shkreli on his “altruistic” motives: “I’m a capitalist — I want to create a big drug company” – Salon.com