“You have to compromise”, the adults in the room say. If “compromise”, “being rational” and “realism” are placeholder terms for “adapt to the current system that perpetuates inequalities and silences people,” then some of us would rather remain unreasonable, unrealistic and extremist people who demand the impossible.
Is the worker free to choose whether to work on a holiday or not? Is it truly a free choice? And if a worker feels the need to work on a holiday to earn double instead of taking a day off, what does this suggest about the cost of living?
GWU-Youths spoke to Josef Bugeja, General Workers’ Union Secretary General, to learn more about the new proposals and how they can become laws.
“There is nobody willing to listen to people like me. Nobody represents our interests anymore. The Labour Party has vanished.”
It’s politics, not technology, that is pushing us towards dystopia.