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'Ghosts With Shit Jobs' Tells the Story of Post-Collapse North America

By: Omar Yusuf - Published: Sep 13, 2011 • References: ghostswithshitjobs and io9
In the soon-to-be-released mockumentary 'Ghosts With Shit Jobs,' the financial collapse of the United States is complete and what little work exists for the native North Americans is ostensibly outsourced labor from China, India and the other global superpowers.

The title Ghosts With Shit Jobs refers to a fictional Chinese news report that investigates the crippling poverty that North Americans are forced to endure in 2040 AD. In the future, the term "ghosts" has become a epitaph for poor, uneducated Westerners. Filmmaker Jim Munroe hopes to release the short film online in early October -- just in time for the expected market crash!

With the meteoric rise of emerging markets in Brazil, China and India, the fear of being toppled from world hegemony has infiltrated modern American films and media. It's not easy reconciling with the reality that we may be importing Chinese culture soon, but films like Ghosts With Shit Jobs will help us come to a level-headed compromise.