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What FoodAnthropology is Reading

David Beriss
University of New Orleans

An occasional and somewhat random list of articles, books, web sites, movies, television shows, and other sources of inspiration from anthropologists of food and nutrition. 534 more words


Labour Selects Younger Woman Over Ageism Campaigner

Unite’s Political Director was among the first to toast the news that Liz McInnes had won Labour’s selection for the Heywood and Middleton by-election last night: 207 more words


Labor Board Says CNN Must Re-Hire Workers They Fired

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board ruled against the CNN cable television network on Monday in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 former workers. 256 more words

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Government Agency Orders CNN to Rehire People They Fired

Here’s a perfect example of how far we’ve strayed as a nation. Do you think Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson or any of the founders would approve of a government agency with the power to decide who gets a job at a non-government entity? 175 more words


DebsSpeak: The Few Corrupt And Perpetuate

“As long as a relatively few men own … the sources and means of life – they will corrupt our politics, they will enslave the working class, they will impoverish and debase society, they will do all things that are needful to perpetuate their power as the economic masters and the political rulers of the people.”

(Eugene V.Debs, “The Issue”, 1908)


Vic Collard, RIP

My friend Victor
Guest post by Mick Rice

Above: Saltley Gates mass picket, 1972

Vic Collard was a friend of mine. We met in the late 1960’s when the heady days of revolt embraced the young. 2,713 more words


Mushroom Principle: Royal Commission Creeps Closer To Shorten

A BAD DAY for Labor at the Heydon Commission into the union movement signals trouble for opposition “leader” Bill Shorten and for the puerile oaf seeking to be Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews; for now, allegations made at the Commission are just that — allegations — but the picture they paint belies the most solemn assurances of good faith by the unions.  1,262 more words