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BC Government Leaving School Districts In No Win Situation

April 23, 201 4

By Andrew Chernoff http://andrewchernoff.wordpress.com

It should be clear by now. Talk is cheap.

The BC government is not open for business. The doors are closed and their ears are plugged. 193 more words

BC Politics

The Teachers Union of Ireland, which represents 4,000 third level lecturers, has resolved at its annual conference to seek  pay rises. And the union says it will ballot its members to withdraw from the Haddington Road Agreement should the Government not honour its commitments. 6 more words

Conditions Of Employment

Xi's Corruption Crackdown Hits China's Restaurants - Businessweek

Dirty officials aren’t the only ones getting slammed as Xi Jinping continues his crackdown on corruption and waste. China’s restaurant industry grew 9 percent, to 2.56 trillion yuan ($411 billion), last year, its slowest growth in more than two decades, according to a report released by the China Cuisine Association on April 19. 176 more words

China Alert

Candidates - European elections 2014

Green Party Candidates for the East Midlands Region

Lead Candidate: Kat Boettge
Second on list: Sue Mallender
Third: Peter Allen
Fourth: Richard Mallender
Fifth: Simon Hales… 15 more words


"The banks and Austerity" - Simon Wren-Lewis

This link leads to Simon Wren-Lewis’ latest post. As such there is not so much in it that was not known yet, e.g. the role of German and French banks (not to mention Dutch banks), but it is always useful to have a reminder of how we ended up in this crisis (hint: it doesn’t have to do with public overspending in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Ireland).


Arable Spring and Two Haiku

Arable Spring

The gap grows wider at the top
And at the bottom too.
The middle also takes a flop
Because the jobs have moved. 255 more words