A nation of slaves – Charlie’s Diary

One of my favourite writers finds a particularly difficult nail and hits in squarely on the head in his most recent article, and asks a questions that will be sure to have Daily Mail readers choking on their Nescafé:

Today, in the political discourse of the west, it is almost unthinkably hard to ask a very simple question: why should we work?

via A nation of slaves – Charlie’s Diary.

It’s a very interesting read.