[ pri-kair-ee-uht ]
/ prɪˈkɛər i ət /
the class of people whose income is so irregular or insecure as to adversely affect both their material and psychological well-being: Once a corporate executive, now a struggling freelancer, he was wholly unprepared to join the precariat.
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We the people, we the economic system, we the precariat are depressed.The Unemployed Finally Speak Out: D.W. Gibson’s ‘Not Working’|D.W. Gibson|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST