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[PART 1] At Your Service: A Labor Day Special on the Struggles of Filipino workers

Every year, May 1 is declared as an international holiday to commemorate the ‘victory’ of the labor movement to fight for workers’ rights.

According to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, the… 764 more words

Mike Soroka quiets Mets in sharp MLB debut (May 1, 2018)

What an exciting game! Oh my! I love it when the Braves whoop up on the Mets. This was a classic.

The Braves continued to ride the kids. 381 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

An accident waiting to happen

New Zealand hasn’t got a great workers’ health and safety record, just ask the forestry workers. But there are rules and regulations that likely keep many people safer, and an accident compensation system that can help out when things go bad. 184 more words

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Echo Chamber - Around The World In Dub Vol 9 & 10

Out now on relentless Dan Dada Records, comes Vol 9 & 10 of global dubness.
Covering all styles and directions, this compilation album will keep you on your toes with 35 tracks gathered around by Dr. 27 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday #6: Books I'd Slay a Lion to Get Early

Happy Top Ten Tuesday! Sorry I’m late on posting this, I didn’t have time to do it yesterday because of a family emergency. This would include books in the near future, even the books that don’t even have release dates yet.  424 more words

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History Passes as They Rest at the Top of the World

Today in History, May 1, 1999:

George Leigh Mallory is found after having gone missing on June 8-9, 1924.  Mallory was found within 800 feet of the summit of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world.  314 more words

SEPTEMBER 1, 1939 - W.H. Auden

Feeling down today, feeling down about the utter futility of the busy society all around the nation … maybe David Warren is right“Would it be in gentle reader’s best interest to be dead? 735 more words

Pen As Sword - Social Commentary