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How The TUC Always Planned To Abandon Out of Work Benefit Claimants

The TUC’s shameful support of workfare may be part of a deliberate strategy of trying to win support for the welfare state by abandoning those they believe people see as the ‘undeserving poor’. 902 more words

Fighting Back

238. Speaking out for human rights

Andy Hall is a Briton who helped expose violations of human rights by Natural Fruit Ltd in Thailand, he has consequently had his passport confiscated and is awaiting trial on charges brought against him by Natural Fruit Ltd for his involvement in uncovering their misdeeds. 84 more words

Human Rights

Low-paid Britain: 'People have had enough. It's soul destroying'

Reposted from Guardian Society.

Yes, they have jobs … but the five people featured below are typical of millions who have no security, no holiday or sick pay, limited hours, and no dignity at work! 2,325 more words

Paper Blues

Another song I recorded around the gloriously ambient surroundings of Whitechapel/Bethnal Green/Stepney Green (not entirely sure what its exact address is).

If you like Oasis and the Small Faces then you MAY like this. 34 more words

Music

A Means To An End

A song I recorded last week called ‘A Means To An End’. Written for everyone who earns money through something they would rather not do. I include myself in that.

Music

Does the True Essence of Justice Delivered by NLRC?

Digitel labor case settled

By Miguel R. Camus |Philippine Daily Inquirer

5:05 am | Thursday, August 28th, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines–The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has upheld the validity of Digitel Telecommunications’ redundancy program, Digitel owner Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. 495 more words

Total Francaise

How disappointing. I wrote several blogs over the course of my stay in France and, on upload,  none of them seem to have worked. So (with fingers cross that this works) here are just a couple of pictures from our camping experience… 361 more words

Camping