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Workers’ rights under attack

Now that 51st Parliament has been officially opened and sworn in, the government’s first order of business is to ram through an amendment to the Employment Relations Act. 421 more words

Inequality

Annals of American Exceptionalism

The U.S. incarcerates 716 people for every 100,000 residents, more than any other country. In fact, our rate of incarceration is more than five times higher than most of the countries in the world.

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Civil Liberties

Framework for Fairness: A model for fair decision making in business

Some notions seem obvious: the need to be fair, the need to do right. And yet in our societies we are not equal. We fail to do the right thing on many levels, not because we are bad people, but because we exist in complex spaces with multiple viewpoints and multiple measures of success. 3,123 more words

Community

A Common Language

The debate in the U.S. over bi-lingual education is missing an important point. The United States has existed for over 227 years, and for almost all of that time, it has been an English-speaking nation. 626 more words

Fairness

Fairness

I fool myself.  New way to look at things!

Wisdom

Everybody has a You (#15)

Gertruida gasps in surprise when she opens the door to find Sersant Dreyer standing there, an uncertain smile hovering below his trimmed moustache.

“Oh…Gertruida?” He seems surprised to find her there. 1,289 more words

Smalltown Short Stories