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The divided Denmark - The Jante law are showing

All too young people don’t get more than 9 years of school. Uncertainty has hit the young people hard. Our parliament discuss converting the Danish student grant system to a system where students get loans instead so they once they graduate might consider if the education was worth taking at all when the rest of their life goes with paying off student loans. 347 more words


Beyond Social Movement Unionism

Sam Gindin on where to next: Proponents of social movement unionism have found inspiration in the explosion of mass industrial unionism during the Great Depression. It’s not hard to see why. 197 more words

Trade Union

Interview: Busting the Myths of a Workerless Future

Where’s our economy headed? Soon every factory worker will have to start driving for Uber, and the trucks will drive themselves—at least so the business press tells us. 45 more words


Trade Unions and Why They are Bound to Fail

“No king on earth is as safe in his job as a Trade Union official. There is only one thing that can get him sacked; and that is drink. 897 more words


Joseph Conrad's Unnameable Book

Conrad’s third novel, published in 1897, is named The Nigger of the “Narcissus”, and this fact alone may account for its relative obscurity. Conrad himself, later in his career, looked back on Narcissus as his greatest artistic achievement: 1,913 more words

The Smell of Bullshit, part 72: So.Much.Fail.

A couple of emails from  two ex-employees of everybody’s favourite ethical employer, Lush. The people have asked me to only use excerpts rather than the whole emails, so I’m picking out the worst bits, some of which are a) despicable, b) unlawful and c) cruel. 1,230 more words

The Smell Of Bullshit

Exclusive: Southern Railway Strike Implications

Following RMT’s decision to prolong its strike action, Southern Railway has taken measures to ensure passengers are refunded for service delays and cancellations.

Announcing a new “strike compensation” scheme, questions have been raised over how these costs are recovered. 216 more words