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Drafting Women Into Combat Doesn’t Enhance Equality. It Courts Disaster.

As published at Stream.org May 21, 2016.

This week the House Rules Committee neutralized the “Draft Our Daughters” amendment put forward by Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and passed by both Republicans and Democrats in last month’s markup of the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 1,456 more words

May 3, 2016

Dear Sgt Shaft
I understand that the Department of Veterans Affairs is developing a program on head trauma. Do you know the specifics?

Edward K… 899 more words

Sgt. Shaft

Getting to grips with integration in the here and now

I spent two days with the team at the Kings Fund recently where the focus was on how healthcare can become a more integrated system across providers to deliver the best and most seamless care for our patients. 863 more words


Back pay success story

Camden UNISON helps a member recoup £6000 backpay. 112 more words

Wellesley Road: poverty pay care provider fails first test

George Binette writes on Camden’s newly-privatised, minimum wage care home which was this week savaged by a Care Quality Commission report following concerns raised by whistleblowers. 729 more words

Shaw’s raw deal for care workers

June gave workers in Camden’s school kitchens some cause to celebrate, but for residential care workers in the borough it was a very different story. A further 50 Camden Council employees transferred to the South Wales-based private company, Shaw Healthcare, in the week of 22 June. 428 more words