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The darker side of volunteering

Volunteering is a good thing, yes? Perhaps for the organization being helped, but for the volunteers it’s not so simple. In this blog post, Adam Talbot from the University of Brighton, UK shares his latest work on burnout and stress amongst volunteers. 710 more words


Video | Chris Hedges: The Revolutionary Age

Chris Hedges and Sabah Alnasseri dissect the genesis of political revolutions in the Middle East and discuss the role of religion and the reasons for the increased prevalence of fundamentalism in this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt. 150 more words


Tory neoliberalism

There is a very good chance that by the time the Tories are eventually voted out of office (2020 at the earliest, but more likely 2025 or even later) most existing public institutions will have been largely or fully dismantled, either through cuts or through privatization. 2,033 more words

David Cameron

There is still time to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The task may be difficult but it is not impossible — there is still time to defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Activists on both sides of the Pacific Ocean forced a couple of concessions in the final TPP text, agreed to earlier this week after years of negotiation, so we are not without hope. 1,443 more words


 The TPP and Chile

Years ago, late Chilean president, Salvador Allende, tried to warn his country about the negative a effects of “neoliberalism.”  According to article (http://www.thenation.com/article/the-tpp-will-finish-what-chiles-dictatorship-started/) from the political journal website, “The Nation,” signing the TPP can be detrimental to Chile’s economic stability.   145 more words

TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership)

Only Tories Allowed

Reflecting on the anti-Corbyn media maelstrom of the last few weeks, I think we’ve reached a stage where the only party allowed to win general elections is the Conservative Party. 354 more words