- Maybe not all so bad. Some gynecologists are cashing in on women wanting their, to use the pop culture term, "vajayjays" to be refurbished. (via The Atlantic).
- And the situation remains bad for our college graduates. In fact, it is so bad that some of the are just taking to the street and begging for jobs (via The Huffington Post).
- This is beyond the economy is bad. This is just wrong. A Chinese boy sells a kidney for an iPad 2. As a friend of mine pointed out, what does this say about the excessive consumer culture where an iPad means risking your life to get one? (Via BBC News).
Friday, June 03, 2011
Signs the economy is bad, June 3, 2011 edition
Welcome to another edition of "Signs that the economy is bad" here at The Itinerant Librarian. This is the semi-regular feature where I do all the heavy lifting of scouring the net to find those oh so subtle signs that the economy is bad. Sure, the pundits may say things are getting better, but what do they know? More often than not, those pundits were cheering as the miscreants in the financial sectors were driving the economy down the crapper. So, here are your signs for this week: