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The joys of living in a dump

So I’ve been living in this strange guardianship programme and the agreement principles hint at certain inalienable rights that should be present in the first world when you are paying rent to live somewhere. 536 more words


News from the last week

Now we recall the events of the past week. You can read the most important news from the recent weeks.

Jobs at any price are not enough to close the living standards gap… 265 more words


Let's all start riding our own bicycles to get around, Singaporeans.

Transport prices are going to increase (again) come this  April.

From Apr 5, adult card fares for buses and trains will increase by 2 to 5 cents, while student concessionary fares will increase by 1 cent.

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Alex Sobel demands action from Vince Cable on equal pay for women in Leeds NW – will Greg Mulholland turn up to back it?

Women in Leeds NW still earn on average just 81p for every pound a man earns. The UK Gender Pay Gap in the UK is still higher than in most other EU countries. 718 more words

Tory/LibDem Policies

De-Clutter Your Life This Year

“Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.”
Wendell Berry, Farming: a hand book

Last month, over the Christmas week leading in to New Years, I had a revelation.

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Social housing

Take social housing for instance…

How are people supposed to get back to a good standard of living? If one is always drowning and can’t rise above the water. 176 more words

Social Justice