Posted: May 20, 2014 10:35 am
by Fallible
Arnold Layne wrote:
igorfrankensteen wrote:An obvious example, which has been around forever, is raising children. Our "modern" economies assume that this is always to be an unpaid position, and that causes all sorts of follow on problems. There's plenty more similar work that needs doing, which again, our economies have declared must always be done without remuneration.

Don't people get child allowance, or doesn't that count?

They do, but I'm not sure how many people would find £80 a month for a 24 hour job an acceptable rate of pay.