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Success Story: Nick of Mechanicville

Nick (not his real name) had a well paying job. He bought his dream home. Everything was going great- until his job had ended and he wasn’t rehired. 271 more words

Distressed Property

Reasons I Am Okay With My Recent Unemployment

I received an immediate lay off notice yesterday, rendering me unemployed. Generally, news like this causes panic, as loss of security is an incredible stressful event to experience. 660 more words

Unemployment Nears Critical Positive Level

Unemployment has been dropping. Wages are just beginning to increase, which has more to do with supply and demand of workers than with compassionate sharing. At the peak, there were almost seven unemployed workers per open job. 59 more words


2014/15 Roundup

March is starting tomorrow today (well February is super short so it’s only fair that it snuck up on us) and since my last post in November (sorry about that) many things have happened: 1,099 more words


Adams slams Joan Burton as "architect of austerity"

Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams TD has launched a scathing attack on the record of the Labour Party and of its leader Joan Burton on the weekend of the Labour conference in Killarney. 423 more words


Green Party policy for lifelong learning

Several people recently took part in a Twitter exchange about the policies of the main parties towards adult learning. I expressed the view that all the main parties – including Labour and the Scottish Nationalists – of cutting public favoured reduced spending on what was already a very small field. 405 more words