From job security to security of a job: through the Overton window

Some curious phrasing highlighted here around the way the Tories are talking about jobs. “A job, any job” seems to be their new mantra.

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2 thoughts on “From job security to security of a job: through the Overton window

  1. Well I suppose if you are used relying on the vagaries of return on investment or the timing of a large inheritance, then the concept of a job sounds like security.

  2. Cheers, Alex. It was a hurried post yesterday and I’ve rephrased it a bit now to include what I wanted to get over about job provision now being seen as within the state’s welfare remit rather than its core economic function.

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