The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Summer jobs:
Going, going ... almost gone

Jun 18, 2007

Many students aren’t finding summer jobs this year.

The reason is no mystery. Laid-off older workers are being forced into many of the summer replacement jobs that in the past would have been filled by students.

Students are competing with their parents for the same low-pay, no-benefits jobs.

The big corporations and wealthy people who control them have been making money hand-over-fist