Point of View: Life through a new lens
- Created: Wednesday, 09 May 2018 09:06
Paul Walsh asks what is preventing an open discussion of stagnant or declining working conditions
In John Carpenter’s 1988 sci-fi film They Live, a man finds a pair of sunglasses. He puts them on, gazes up, and takes a deep breath, unable to believe what he sees. The advertising billboards in front of him display a series of morbid commands: ‘Obey’, ‘Consume’ and a dollar bill reads: ‘This is your God’. It’s a conspiracy!