Matt Bors by Matt Bors

Matt Bors

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  1. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 1 day ago

    Wasn’t this the one part of college that didn’t take advantage of the ignorance, helplessness and vulnerability of the young for the sake of profit? No? Oh well…

  2. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 1 day ago

    Unpaid work? Isn’t that the 5 letter S word?

  3. David B

    David B said, 1 day ago

    Let’s see, you are paid zero dollars? How about we give you a raise and triple your pay?

  4. Ruff, release Dr. C and Ahab.

    Ruff, release Dr. C and Ahab. GoComics PRO Member said, about 24 hours ago

    Love the work he is doing on his tablet…

  5. Finsterlaine

    Finsterlaine said, about 23 hours ago

    Work is hell, isn’t it? He’s clearly on the CEO track.

  6. Condoreggs

    Condoreggs GoComics PRO Member said, about 22 hours ago

    @Finsterlaine

    A young Romney protege in the making.

  7. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, about 21 hours ago

    Hey, where can I get one of those interns?

  8. SABRSteve

    SABRSteve said, about 21 hours ago

    When one factors in the reasons why women make less money than men, the gap is narrowed considerably. Even liberal Eleanor Clift said as such.

  9. Finsterlaine

    Finsterlaine said, about 20 hours ago

    @SABRSteve

    What sort of valid “reason why” could there be for women doing similar jobs and getting less pay?
    Would love to hear the answer to that one.

  10. kato1979

    kato1979 said, about 19 hours ago

    The future of the working class! If you’re willing to work for free you’ll never be without a job!

  11. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, about 17 hours ago

    @kato1979

    Well, it worked for Soviet Russia in the People’s Republic’s Worker’s Paradise.
    Of course, you had to be willing to stand in line for the few goods that were turned out by the economic boon that was thus created, when everything was free except the people.

  12. DoctorUmmmNo

    DoctorUmmmNo said, about 11 hours ago

    @NeoconMan

    “Hey, where can I get one of those interns?”

    Maybe I can spare a few from the Vulpine Retreat.

  13. DoctorUmmmNo

    DoctorUmmmNo said, about 11 hours ago

    @Finsterlaine

    “What sort of valid “reason why” could there be for women doing similar jobs and getting less pay?”

    Steve’s point was that when you factor in things like taking time off to bear & raise kids, the gap between men & women doing the same work pretty much disappears. No less an expert than Paul Krugman has repeatedly pointed out that when people are out of the work force for a while, they never catch up.

    Maybe, if more liberal men took on the job of raising the family, we could close the gap completely.

  14. DoctorUmmmNo

    DoctorUmmmNo said, about 9 hours ago

    @DoctorUmmmNo

    Oh, I forgot. Sources are important. Here’s a source:

    http://billmoyers.com/2014/04/08/debunking-the-myth-of-a-mythical-gender-pay-gap/

    The contention here is that it’s unfair to penalize women for taking time out for family. Taking that time is a choice. It’s a worthy choice, but it takes away value from employers. Should we insist that women (and maybe a few men) who take a couple years off to be stay at home parents, then need more frequent days off for taking care of kids when they’re sick or school is out, not be penalized? What about the single people who take a sabbatical to travel or want to leave early so they can take an art class? I’m not being flip. To the employer, it’s all the same.

    Behind all of this talk is something that seldom comes up: the fact that single mothers have become much more common. Women who have a working partner at least get to enjoy the benefit of their partner’s focus on career. (We hope!) Single mothers don’t get that benefit.

    I think it’s important to think about the deeper issues, regardless of how you feel about the increased number of single mothers.

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