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The Brexit Deal: Three Tests for Public Services

By Kevan Nelson

Keir Starmer has famously set out his ‘six tests’ that would have to be met for Labour to support an EU exit deal negotiated by the Conservative government. 848 more words

Senator Joe Donnelly Tried; State of Indiana Voters Demonstrate Poor Decision-Making Skills

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the U.S. Treasury Department announced that government borrowing this year will be $1.34 trillion, more than double the amount from 2017. 289 more words

Red State/Blue State

Mrs Desai

Oh, Mr Manager,

You were negative, and

Refused to concede

To our pickets pleading

For our fair salt.

If you exploit us because of our colour… 46 more words

Molly Burns

Minimum wage, a fiasco

“pay us what we are worth,” a simple demand
£4.20, less than a fiver as a kid it seemed like a fortune but now what can it buy you. 538 more words

Minimum Wage

Reconciling geek culture with anti-consumerism

One thing you hear all the time in fandom circles is the need to “support the industry.” Sounds like the consumerist version of “support our troops, doesn’t it?” Okay, maybe that’s a little harsh. 564 more words

Media

Gig economy: Employment Committee MEPs want to boost workers’ rights

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament.

New rules on minimum rights for workers in on-demand, voucher-based or platform employment, such as Uber or Deliveroo, were approved by the Employment Committee. 493 more words

The European Sting

This Week in Labor Ep. #09

Hello again and welcome to another episode of This Week in Labor. I’m your host Tim Billado and we have a lot to cover this week so lets jump right in… 256 more words