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  • "Most people could weather a fortnight of unpaid work; but once you start talking about three or six months, you basically have to be living with your parents, they have to live in the same city – usually London for the desirable posts – and they have to be able to support you. So pretty soon the point arrives when there's a middle-class stranglehold on the jobs that people want to do – notably in politics, the media and the third sector."

    - Zoe Williams, Ripping off young interns is routine, but it's still wrong,, 20/03/12.

    March 21, 2012