Quite a programme today Before we kick off with JD, the French have a certain way with words:
And so to JD:
George Monbiot not always a Moonbat]-
Human beings – by which I mean those anthropoid creatures who do not necessarily receive social security – often live in families.
But benefit claimants live in “benefit units”, defined by the government as “an adult plus their spouse (if applicable) plus any dependent children living in the household”.
On the bright side, if you die while on a government work programme, you’ll be officially declared a “completer”. Which must be a relief.A dehumanising system requires a dehumanising language.
So familiar and pervasive has this language become that it has soaked almost unnoticed into our lives. Those who do have jobs are also described by the function they deliver to capital. These days they are widely known as “human resources”.