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Where next for capitalism?

Dawn Foster reviews Paul Mason & Matt Ridley

Is the rise of technology strengthening capitalism or tearing it down? Dawn Foster reviews two new books  1,306 more words


Daisy-May Hudson: ‘Being homeless came as a big shock

By Dawn Foster published by The Guardian:

The 24-year-old film-maker’s documentary, Half Way, records her family’s loss of their home and struggle to find somewhere to live – to show it can happen to anyone.

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Gary Neville’s kind gesture on squatting highlights growing rage over housing

By Dawn Foster published by The Guardian:

What do a former Manchester United player and the pope have in common? Quiet at the back: both have better opinions on and approaches to squatting than the current government.

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The psychologists walking 100 miles to fight austerity’s impact on mental health

By Dawn Foster published by The Guardian:

For most psychologists, the working week is varied, but mostly predictable, with patient appointments, letters and clinical sessions. But for Stephen Weatherhead, a 37-year-old clinical psychologist working in Lancaster, and for a lot of other psychologists, this week is going to involve walking 100 miles from Leicester to London, sleeping rough, and meeting dozens of people along the way.

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Last day of the week, I’m pretty much alone in the office, all the others are on leave due to sick parents, hen weekends and weddings, so it’s going to be a quiet day! 600 more words


Fable Friday: Coaching rookies for success

Almost 23 years ago I took a job as a consultant for a first-class sales training company, ActionSystems in Dallas, TX. I worked with some very talented people, which made my inexperience even more noticeable by contrast, and I was eager to become better at my job just to avoid the embarrassment of being an awkward rookie around these awesome people. 515 more words

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