Monday, November 09, 2020

Steve Earle – Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley and "an economy that doesn't really care about what happens to truly working class people"

Steve Earle speaks from the heart here; go to 9:00 to hear the full statement. Those of us who work with our heads, at desks, in warm rooms, making money, have precious little to complain about. The Covid-era measurement of 'privilege' is being able to work from home down a broadband connection. And even more so if you are in a protected, core-funded job where the money, taxes, pension, expenses, sick and leave pay just all turn up out of thin air every month.