Ted Rall for March 24, 2008
In the future, no one will get paid an actual salary. It's the new economy: goods and services you sell are free. Goods and services you buy are expensive. Everyone will keep working the same job they do now. The law will force them to do it for free. I'll quit. No you won't. Society would collapse. How will we survive? T-shirts! Smart people will see really clever T-shirts. T-shirt sales will subsidize their jobs. All citizens are required to buy hundreds of t-shirts! Yahoo! T-shirt sales. Dead is irony. Getcher t-shirts. Everyone else subsist by redeeming discarded cans for the deposits and selling their organs to aging t-shirt billionaires. Think of a clever t-shirt... Think, dammit! You're late to your free job! Slacker! Next: why this is something to look forward to. Really.