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hell in a handbasket

Here’s the figures for US jobs lost in the current recession (green line) compared to the previous two downturns. How’s that capitalism working out for everyone, then?joblosses26091

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Jeff Sparrow is the former editor of Overland. He is the co-author (with Jill Sparrow) of Radical Melbourne: A Secret History and Radical Melbourne 2: The Enemy Within, the editor (with Antony Loewenstein) of Left Turn: Essays for the New Left and the author of Communism: a love story, Killing: Misadventures in violence, and Money Shot: A Journey into Censorship and Porn.  On Twitter, he's @Jeff_Sparrow.

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  1. Well there you go. The idea was flitting around bloggoland for a while, traces of it. Obviously the lead time between the idea being generated in blogs and ending up in the mainstream media is narrowing. Or maybe this one was just so obvious everyone got onto it at the same time.

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