The ODT has said it will not print this article in its proposed Vanderview column. What can you do when people do not want to know?
Debts in the City
For a long time in history it was held that “drink is the curse of the working class”.
Recently, with much greater prosperity and the invention of leisure time in supposedly first world countries, the saying has morphed to “work is the curse of the drinking class”.
Now in a new age where mass production has decimated the cost of everything except bureaucracy, debt and its bureaucratic driver has become the new curse of all classes in most countries.
If it isn¹t your own debts that are a curse, it is the debts which your local government or your national government have raised on your behalf.
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