I got a right to go to work, no work here to be found

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Since I seem to have caught a musical bug at the moment, one of the best songs about our current economic situation that just happened to be written thirty years ago as we hit an economic crisis (when I appreciated it as much as now):

Used to like to go to work but they shut it all down
I got a right to go to work, no work here to be found
Yeah and they say we're gonna have to pay what's owed
We're gonna have to reap from the seed that's sowed

Full lyrics here.

And yes - I do think people have a right to go to work. And that the government that fails to deliver on that promise has failed. Full stop.

You might also wonder why this happens a year or so after Tories come to power.  Or maybe not. But I do.