A person on a government support program is given no choice but to join a new self-employment initiative, which will make them part of the growing gig economy. The job involves having a mess hub implanted under their skin so they can to create ad hoc communication networks for clients. At first, they are reluctant but soon discover the gig has many advantages until they find themselves a pawn in a much larger scheme.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchel Tew

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of them is fleeing from more than an impending natural disaster.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Rylan Nilsson.

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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As two seniors forced into retirement after an economic crash flee north in front of a storm so massive, it almost covers the entire width of the great central plains; they discover that one of them is fleeing from more than an impending natural disaster.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network powered by ATB Financial.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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A company offering supposedly intelligent domestic servitor robots has been hiding how frequently humans are required to telepresence into their machines to take over. Lubanzi, a young indentured labourer working in one of their telepresence centres finds himself caught between the company’s deception and the bullying of a client who suspects the truth.

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Written by Alan V Hare.

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Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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Nuray Ceren sold shares in her future income to finance her education. It seemed like a great way to pursue a career that was otherwise out of reach except for two unfortunate events. First, an economic collapse decimated the industry she had trained for, and second, her shares were sold to a new investor who was looking for ways to maximize their returns by any means possible.

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CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by  Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing composed and created by David Hume

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