Corporate Welfare: Labour Force expansion policies (cat link): The OECD and the World Bank seek a larger, globalized, more “flexible” Labour Force. Importing low-wage labour means higher profits through lower wages. This Guardian article describes the situation in Europe. “Putting more women to work”–the name of an OECD colloquium–through de-funding families and funding daycare has the same effect. Both the OECD and the World Bank vigourously promote funding daycare over parental care.