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That's just the way it is

I see no changes, wake up in the morning and I ask myself…is life worth living should I blast myself…I’m tired of being poor and even worse I’m black my stomach hurts so I’m looking for a purse to snatch ~ Tupac Shakur…

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M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 1 Social Impact

M4 East EIS Volume 2E App M Part 1 Social Impact (pdf)

Contents Pages Glossary of abbreviations iii 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Overview of the project 1 1.2 Project location 1 1.3 Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements 4 1.4 Purpose of this report 5 1.5 Study Area 5 2 Proposed project 9 2.1 Project features 9 2.2 Construction activities 10 2.3 Specific aspects relevant to social impact assessment 14 3 Assessment methodology 22 3.1 Methodology 22 3.2 Impact assessment framework and rating 22 3.3 Key assumptions 24 4 Social policy context 25 4.1 Introduction 25 4.2 A Plan for Growing Sydney 25 4.3 NSW 2021: A Plan to Make NSW Number One 25 4.4 State Infrastructure Strategy 26 4.5 NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan 26 4.6 Draft Parramatta Road Urban Transformation Program 26 4.7 Council community strategic plans 27 5 Description of the existing community 33 5.1 Regional study area community profile 33 5.2 Local study area – precinct profiles 34 5.3 Social infrastructure (continues in part 2)
Social & Economic

On Fatness & Stigma

The inimitable Kate Harding over at Shapely Prose (a leading blog in the Fatosphere, and one which I have finally added to our blogroll) has some excellent commentary on the results of a study on… 380 more words


Social justice starts from you

Justice seems like a huge, high and distant topic. I saw a short film at church today which asks around 20 people what justice means to them. 537 more words


Pray for Japan and ourselves

I was reading Monocle February issue just now and saw this passage about BEAMS, the infamous fashion brand in Japan which started off as just one shop in Harajuku in 1990, and now expanded to having 151 outlets throughout Japan achieving sales of 446 million Euro last year. 493 more words