The employment climate for many students and graduates has been a difficult terrain to not only navigate but also survive. And slavery masked under labels of ‘apprentice’ or ‘intern’ only make it worse.
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Bogged down with insurmountable student debts, and often forced to take remedial positions to . . . → Read More: The Misanthropic Bird: Apprentice. Intern. Slave.
From political proposals to street protests, unpaid internships have been making news in Canada. Rightfully so, as there is a litany of problems with unpaid internships. For individuals, unpaid internships can not only be a form of outright wage theft, they also help entrench class-based privilege that allows some the luxury of forgo income in . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Re-making markets with unpaid internships