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Problems At Work? Contact A Real Fighting Union And Stuff Your Boss!

To hear the current government talk you would think the business community are paragons of virtue – nobly trickling down wealth to the rest of us whilst sticking to the rules and giving us poor plebs something to do in the daytimes. 308 more words

Fighting Back

The 'AD'venture files

You think you want to be in advertising? Are the crazy hours and low pay holding you back? Or are you just not sure enough? We all know that one person who we think would do great in the field; either they have the most out of the box ideas or they write really well or they just have a personality that would fit in! 305 more words

Career Specific

Pauline Got Promoted! DWP Management Psychobabble Is Turning Jobcentres Into Cults

If you want an example of the glassy-eyed idiots currently handed senior positions at the DWP then the twitter feed of the regional manager responsible for 149 Jobcentres in Central England is a good place to start. 949 more words


Defend The Welfare State

Over the past two years 2 million welfare benefit claimants have been sanctioned. This has led to the unemployed, disabled and chronically ill people going hungry and the spread of food banks as a last resort for many people in poverty situations. 119 more words

Alternative Christmas - Week 3

Away in a Manger

All over this country
The doorway is bed
The homeless and hungry
Lay down their poor heads
The queues in the food banks… 44 more words

Christmas, a Birth, and a Problematic Foodbank Report

I apologise in advance for the length of this post. There’s a lot to say. Hayley is a 31-year-old mother of two and is heavily pregnant. 2,514 more words


So what are we scared of:

What is the matter with everyone?

Are we all so full of apathy that unless the Trades Unions tell us to go down to London and protest against a certain cut or tax we do nothing and stay home and safely on our computers, tablets or mobiles. 171 more words